E-signature used in Azerbaijan to be recognized in EU countries

Baku, January 16, AZERTAC

Electronic signature used in Azerbaijan will be recognized in the EU countries, Christian Rupp, spokesman of the Digital Austria platform in Austria, told the reporters in Baku.

At the initiative of the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies (MCHT), Special Representative of the Platform “Digital Austria” Christian Roop arrived in Azerbaijan to analyze the current situation in the fields of e-government, e-services and e-commerce and to make proposals for their improvement.

According to Christian Roop, a working group was established within the EU Eastern Partnership program to deal with the issue of mutual recognition of electronic signatures.

Rupp said the main purpose of his visit to Baku is to present the projects and solutions on the introduction of e-signature, e-services, cyber security, and to explain how these technologies can be used in Azerbaijan.

During his stay in Azerbaijan, Christian Roop familiarized himself with the situation in the field of e-government.

In particular, meetings were held at the Data Processing Centre and other structures of MCHT, which is the operator of the “E-government” portal.

The Austrian expert praised the work carried out in Azerbaijan in the sphere of e-government and e-services.

During the seminar, held at the Data Processing Centre, Christian Roop made a presentation on e-government and e-services in Austria.

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