Tuesday, 24, October, 2017

Tech

Annual ICTWEEK Uzbekistan 2017 kicks off in Tashkent’s UzExpoCenter from September 19-21 with about 35 thousand people expected to attend.

The Uzbekistan Korean open source software forum started today in International Business Center in Tashkent. The forum is co-hosted by the Uzbek IT and Communications Development Ministry of the Republic of jointly with the National the Korea IT Industry Development Agency, and is attended by representatives of various companies and government bodies, research centers of the two countries specializing in the field of ICTs, development of software, as well as businesses, scientists, professors and teachers of universities.

The Uzbek Ministry for IT and Communications Development and SAP CIS signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Monday which is aimed at development of a digital economy in Uzbekistan.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed an On Measures To Fundamentally Improve Conditions For Development Of Information Technologies in Uzbekistan Decree. The decree provides for the creation of Mirzo Ulugbek Innovation Center which is intended to support the development and introduction of information technologies, the Ministry for ITs and Communications Development said.

At the ongoing EXPO-2017 international exhibition in Astana with the theme Future Energy, Uzbekistan presented a number of futuristic developments that attracted visitors' attention.

Uzbekistan considers building an optical fiber cables manufacturing plant, the Minister for Development of IT and Communications of Uzbekistan Sherzod Shermatov announced at a press conference on Wednesday.

The Uzbek Ministry for IT&C Development and Belarus Hi Tech Park signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The MoU was signed on April 17 in Minsk in the framework of the visit of the Uzbekistan delegation headed by the acting Minister for IT&C Development, Sherzom Shermatov.

On March 28, at the Uzbek Ministry for ICT Development were held talks with a delegation of Microsoft Corporation, who arrived in Tashkent to attend the Microsoft Innovation Day conference.

On February 23, 2017 at the Ministry of ICTs Development were held talks with the senior advisor at Telia, Kjell  Lindströms , who arrived in Uzbekistan as part of the Swedish business community to participate in the Uzbekistan-Sweden Business Forum.

The popular game app Pokemon Go is now available in Uzbekistan, a statement on the game’s official website said.