13.12.01 23:45

Scientific-practical conference held within framework Turkmentel - 2007 exhibition

The international scientific-practical conference "Telecommunications, telemetry, information technologies and TV and Radio broadcasting in Turkmenistan" was held in Ashgabat as part of the international telecommunication exhibition "Turkmentel-2007". Scientists from Russia, Belarus, Israel, Germany and Uzbekistan attended the conference.

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov sent a welcome message to the international conference participants. In his message, the president of Turkmenistan noted the importance of modern telecommunications for interstate economic relations.

The Virtual Silk Road project coordinator for Turkmenistan, Professor Hanno Schaumburg opened the plenary session. According to him, Turkmenistan has created every condition for developing not only the communication sector but also national science and education, the universal introduction of modern information and Internet-technologies that are also the basis for the successful implementation of the Virtual Silk Road project.

Foreign scientists and their Turkmen counterparts discussed issues related to introduction of modern digital technologies, development of scientific-educational network and telemedicine. The conference listened to the reports on the progress of telecommunication projects in Turkmenistan and abroad.

The conference participants made a number of proposals to boost mutually beneficial long-term cooperation, including in the sphere of training skilled staff for the communication sector of Turkmenistan. Representatives of big foreign companies also shared their longstanding experience of work in Turkmenistan.

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