Iran, Armenia discuss ways to expand ICT ties

April 13, 2019 - 8:38

TEHRAN – Iran’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi and his Armenian counterpart Hakob Arshakyan discussed expansion of ICT cooperation between the two countries during a meeting on Wednesday, Mehr reported.

The meeting was held on the sidelines of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum 2019, which is currently underway in Geneva, Switzerland.

They discussed ICT fields including telecommunication, international network, expansion of startups and scientific achievements.

In March, Iran’s Telecommunication Infrastructure Company and companies from Armenia and Qatar signed an agreement for transit of data from the Persian Gulf to the Europe.

WSIS celebrated its 10th anniversary of the establishment of WSIS Forum from April 8 to 12, under the theme “Information and Communication Technologies for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals”.