Iran, Pakistan Starts ICT Cooperation

Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 11:03

Iran and Pakistan have held a joint working group on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in order to expand their international scientific and technological ties.

According to an ISCA report, during the meeting, which was held in Islamabad, Pakistan on February 6, the working group was established as an adjunct unit of Iran-Pakistan Border Trade Committee.

Iran's Deputy ICT Minister Sattar Hashemi and Pakistan's Federal Minister for IT and Telecom Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui are set to co-chair the new group, IRNA reported.

“The newly-established unit is aimed at boosting collaboration for the development of ICT infrastructure, regulations and space science,” Sajjad Bonabi, the vice chairman of the board of Telecommunications Infrastructure Company of Iran, said in a tweet.

Based on the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology public relations and information center, the committees focused on cyber-security and cyberspace, also formally agreed to start cooperating in the field of ICT.

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