Askar Mamin met with CIS Communications Ministers
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RK Prime Minister Askar Mamin received the delegation of the Regional Commonwealth in the Field of Communications (RCC), also the Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union Zhao Houlin and Director General of the Universal Postal Union Bishar A. Hussein, Kazpravda.kz cites the RK Prime Minister’s press service reporting.
The Head of the Government was briefed on the course of the 25th meeting of the Coordination Council of the CIS member states on Informatization under the RCC (September 16-17, 2019, Nur-Sultan), as well as preparations for the World Radio-communication Conference, which will open in Egypt’s Sharm el Sheikh at the end of October this year.
Askar Mamin noted that Kazakhstan prioritizes the introduction of 5G communication technologies, expansion of broadband Internet access, other projects on informatization and digitalization, which have a serious effect on the development of Kazakhstan economy.
He detailed on Kazakhstan’s plans to create a transport infrastructure capable of providing telecommunication traffic to Russia, China and Central Asia and invited RCC members to take part in the oncoming forum Digital Agenda in Globalization Epoch of 2.0, which will be held in February 2020 in Almaty.
RCC is an international organization with the functions of an interstate coordinating body of the CIS in the field of electric and postal communications, and also has observer status in the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Universal Postal Union (UPU). The RCC consists of 20 participants - 12 full members and 8 observers.
The Coordinating Council includes the communications administrations of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.