A jubilee celebration on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) will be held in Geneva, Switzerland on May 17.
Azerbaijan at the event will be represented by a delegation headed by Minister of Communications and High Technologies Ali Abbasov.
Moreover, the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) will take place in Geneva on May 25-29.
The summit participants will be informed about the work done by the world countries in the direction of the development of information and communication technologies, Internet infrastructure and the information society. At this international event, Deputy Minister of Communications and High Technologies Elmir Velizadeh will also provide detailed information about the work done in Azerbaijan’s ICT field, achievements, innovations and future prospects.
At the summit, panels will be arranged for each country to present their ongoing regional and international projects. In these panels, Azerbaijan will present the project Trans-Eurasian Information Super Highway (TASIM) to the world community again in the international arena.
As in previous years, this year ITU will choose the best projects for the development of the information society.
Azerbaijan has submitted the project TASIM to participate in the competition.
The project has already passed the first stage. The second stage will be held through online voting.