Deputy Minister of Transport, Communications and High Technologies attended the ICT Working Group Meeting of AHK Azerbaijan


May 14, Fineko/abc.az. On 11 May 2018, Deputy Minister of Transport, Communications and High Technologies, Mr. Elmir 
Valizadeh attended the next meeting of the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Working 
Group of the German-Azerbaijani Chamber of Commerce (AHK Azerbaijan).
The main focus of meeting was the discussion of “The Strategic Roadmap for the Development of 
Telecommunication and Information Technologies in the Republic of Azerbaijan” published in December 
2016. The discussions also emphasised the importance of ICT infrastructure for the digital economy and
further enhancement of ICT efficiency in the public sector. 
The event was opened with the welcoming addresses of Mr. Farid Isayev, Deputy Chairman of AHK 
Azerbaijan, and Mrs. Theresa Schönfeld, Deputy Head of Mission of the German Embassy in Baku. These 
were followed by a brief introduction of Mr. Rufat Hajialibayov, Chairman of the ICT Working Group of 
AHK Azerbaijan, about the activities of the Working Group and the principal topic of the meeting.
The honorary guest speaker of the meeting Mr. Valizadeh shared his insights about the ICT policy of 
Azerbaijan and briefly discussed the ongoing action plans based on the Strategic Roadmap. He, 
moreover, underlined the importance of 5G Technology in the rapidly advancing world of technology.
In the Q&A session of the meeting, Deputy Minister responded to the enquiries of the senior company 
representatives and encouraged the participants of the meeting to provide their suggestions on the
discussed topics and on the opportunities to improve the implementation of the ICT strategy in