Azerbaijanâ€™s goal is to take leading position in ICT sector in the region â€“ president - UPDATED
- 28 November 2016
The head of state recalled with pleasure his meetings with CISCO Executive Chairman John Chambers in Baku and Davos. President Ilham Aliyev hailed CISCO`s active work in Azerbaijan. The head of state highlighted Azerbaijan`s development, and said the country hosts numerous international events. President Ilham Aliyev emphasized the necessity of continuing long-term cooperation with CISCO. The President said the information and communication technologies sector has always been the key priority of the country`s economy, and pointed to accomplishments in this sector. Our goal is to take the leading position in this sector in the region, said the head of state.
CISCO Senior Vice President Michael Ganser said he is in Azerbaijan to attend the 22nd Bakutel exhibition, and highlighted the activity of CISCO`s office in Azerbaijan. Michael Ganser thanked President Ilham Aliyev for supporting partnership ties. He underlined the company`s involvement in several large projects in Azerbaijan, including during the first European Games and Formula One race in Baku. Michael Ganser hailed the fact that CISCO was chosen to supply equipment and software and also render technical assistance for building a Tier-III data center in Azerbaijan, the first facility of its kind in the Caucasus region.
CISCO Senior Vice President Michael Ganser also praised Azerbaijan`s accomplishments in digitizing economic and industrial areas.