Azerbaijan and Spain establish joint working group on cooperation in communication and IT sphere
Baku. Aynur Aliyeva – APA-Economics. A meeting with the delegation led by Former Spanish Foreign Minister Miguel Angel Moratinos has been held in the Ministry of Communication and IT. Informing about Azerbaijan’s ICT policy, reforms in this sphere and implemented projects, Deputy Minister of Communication and IT Elmir Valizadeh noted that our country is interested in development of economic relations with Spain, as well as IT sphere.
APA-Economics reports quoting Ministry that speaking about significance of determination of new cooperation spheres to develop bilateral relations, Valizadeh said that they have potential cooperation opportunities with satellite industry, IT Development State Fund under the Ministry, High-Tech Park under the Ministry.
Stressing that Azerbaijan’s first telecommunication satellite Azerspace-1 covers European, Central Asian and African countries, Elmir Valizadeh noted that Spain also could use services of national satellite. Touching upon Bakutel-2013 exhibition, Valizadeh assessed participation of Spanish businessmen in the event as a beginning for establishment of relations between Azerbaijan and Spain.
In turn, Miguel Angel Moratinos noted that his country is interested in cooperation with Azerbaijan in telecommunication spheres too.
At the end of the meeting, it was decided to establish a joint working group to determine new cooperation spheres for development of bilateral links.