He told the forum participants about "Digital Kazakhstan" state program being developed, its goals and tasks.
"The development of ICT infrastructure for Kazakhstan is of strategic importance for a number of objective reasons. And thanks to the policy of President Nursultan Nazarbayev over the 25 years of independence, a modern infocommunication landscape was created in the country. At the same time, given the rapid development of high technologies, we are planning to move to a new stage in the development of the ICT industry with the adoption of a new state program "Digital Kazakhstan" in 2018", the Minister said.
The Ministry of Information and Communications informed that the Minister also held a number of important bilateral meetings within the framework of the event.
So, D. Abayev and Vice-President of the largest space equipment manufacturer in the USA SpaceX on state projects Patricia Cooper discussed issues of cooperation in the field of communication development and broadband access to the Internet.
In addition, negotiations were held with Vice Minister of the Interior and Communications of Japan Mr. Tominaga, during which they discussed the possibility of exchanging experience in the development of digital technologies and television content.
The Minister also discussed the prospects for cooperation in the development of information and communication technology services platforms with Slovenia's Vice Premier B. Koprivnikar.
At the meeting with Minister of the Federal Media System of Argentina E. Lombardi and Deputy Minister of Science, Technology and Effective Innovation of Argentina V. Aguado, the parties considered the prospects for cooperation in the development of the media industry.
We remind that earlier D. Abayev and E. Lomabardi held a meeting within the framework of EXPO-2017 this summer in Astana.