Presidium of ANAS held assembly on the decree of approval of the Action Plan in regard of declaration 2013 as a “Year of Information-communiaction technologies”.

Opening the event acting president of ANAS, academician Akif Alizadeh valued declaration of 2013 as a Year of ICT, as a result of a special importance for development of the ICT sector by President of the
Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Ilham Aliyev. Our scholars to be charged with significant challenges in the solution of problems arising from this decree – he stressed out. High achievement has been obtained in the ICT sector in Azerbaijan and maintained its leading position in the region.

Acad. Akif Alizadeh praised collaboration between
Institute of Information Technology and Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. Scientific potential that meets international standards and concentration of young professionals in the institute actively supports the formation of the IS in Azerbaijan – he pointed out.

Then the director of the
Institute of Information Technology, active member of ANAS, professor Rasim Alguliyev delivered a lecture on “Multidisciplinary scientific - theoretical problems of formation of the information society and their investigation state in our country”. Scholar made speech on revolutions that took place in the period of civilization and appearances had created with the emergence of the Internet. As for him IS's main goal is to make information access of people regardless of time and space, and be able to transmit and communication. World summits held on information society, adopted international documents, as well as certain organizations were operated. In 2015, the UN General Assembly to be dedicated to Tunis Summit’s 10th anniversary. – he noted.

Commenting on the formation of the state of IS in the last 10 years, he stated that, scientists have gained significant achievements in the field of ICT in the country, the Minister of Communications and Information Technology - academician Ali Abbasov had special merits of this success.