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Azerbaijan Hosts Int'l Conference on e-Government in Customs Sector
Source: http://www.azernews.az
Source Date: Monday, May 06, 2013
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Country: Azerbaijan
Created: May 07, 2013

Gabala hosted the fifth anniversary International Scientific Conference on "E-government: innovations in customs" on Monday. Some 102 representatives from 55 countries attended it.


The conference was held to discuss the global practice in developing and using the e-government, modern forms of cooperation between public organizations in the field of e-governance, using the information and communication technologies in the field of customs and other areas of the economy, as well as examining the current situation on innovative methods of governance and exchanging the experience in this area.


The conference participants visited the monument to national leader Heydar Aliyev erected in the center of Gabala.


Chairman of the State Customs Committee, lieutenant-general of the customs service Aydin Aliyev, Deputy Minister of Communications and Information Technologies Elmir Velizade, UN Resident Coordinator in Azerbaijan, Resident Representative of the UN Development Program Antonius Broek and head of the European Regional Office for Capacity Building of the World Customs Organization Vitali Mikeladze attended the opening ceremony.


Chairman of the State Customs Committee Aliyev informed the participants about the improvement of the information system in customs bodies and new projects in this area.


Azerbaijani Deputy Communication and IT Minister Velizade recalled that 2013 was declared the Year of ICT in Azerbaijan. He stressed the importance of holding such events in the country.

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