Minister for Development of Information Technologies and Communications of Uzbekistan Azim Akhmedkhadjayev met with Vice Minister of Telecom and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation Alexey Volin, who arrived in Tashkent to discuss prospects for expanding bilateral relations in a number of areas of communications.
The Ministry for Development of Information Technologies and Communications of Uzbekistan will ensure connection of all public service centers to fiber-optic communication lines, as well as create and implement a call processing system with the ability to record phone calls.
World Bank delegation led by Franz Drees-Gross, Director of the World Bank’s Transport and ICT Global Practice, visited the Ministry for Development of IT and Communications of the Republic of Uzbekistan to discuss issues of implementation of the Digital CASA project.
Specialists of the Center for Information and Communication Technologies at the Northern Mining Department of Navoi Mining and Metallurgical Combinat are conducting research on creating devices for generating electricity from the energy of the sun and wind.
Microsoft Corporation held DigiGirlz educational program, dedicated to women’s role in development of information technologies in Uzbekistan for the first time with support of local partners. The event, held at Inha University in Tashkent, was attended by 60 girls at the age from 12 to 17.
During the visit to China, representatives of state bodies of Uzbekistan visited the exhibition center, located at the headquarters of Huawei in Shenzhen. They got acquainted with the latest technical solutions in the field of introducing the concepts of “safe” and “smart” city, as well as eLTE technology used in the transport sector.
The Ministry for Development of Information Technologies and Communications of the Republic of Uzbekistan will create a unified, secure information platform for interaction between the Public Services Centers and government bodies.
Basic nursery will be laid in the north of Karakalpakstan, where the seedlings of perennial drought-resistant plants with holophytic nutrition will begin to be grown. It will allow to diversify the species line of plants that adapt well to the harsh conditions of this region.
A press conference organized by JSC “Uzagrotehsanoatholding” (Uzbek Agriculture Technology Industry Holding) in the National Press Center was devoted to issues of forming a single production system, modernization, technical and technological re-equipment of agricultural machinery, and active involvement of direct investments into the industry.
Representatives of “Google” company visited Inha University in Tashkent (IUT), where they discussed issues of establishing cooperation with representatives of the University in the sphere of training IT specialists through organization of joint programs and supporting startups.
Protection of plants from pests and quarantine department of Tashkent State Agrarian University is conducting an effective research in the field of creating innovative projects and introducing them into practice.
The annual competition in mathematics, physics and computer science among 10-11th grade students will be held in Uzbekistan. The relevant provision was approved by ministries for development of information technologies and communications and public education of Uzbekistan.