December 6 – ICT workers
This date was set by the order dated 02 December, 2006 of the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev. On this day all workers of communications and information technologies sphere celebrate their professional holiday in the republic.
The celebration of the professional day just on this day is related to the establishment of the first telephone line in Azerbaijan. Thus, the first telephone line in Azerbaijan was laid in 1881 by Nobel Brothers Association.
Several international organizations noted the rapid growth of Azerbaijan’s information communications sector in their rankings in recent years. The country was named leader in the development of this sector in the region.
Azerbaijan is going to implement a number of major regional projects to eliminate digital divide. It is TASIM, launch of national communication satellite into orbit, creation of regional innovation zone (RIZ) and other projects of great importance.
The fast development of Communication and Information and communication technologies sector in Azerbaijan has been achieved as a result of the personal attention and care of a successor to the national leader President Ilham Aliyev.
In turn, the employees of the ICT sector in the development of Communication and Information technologies, benefit of the opportunities information technologies in the fields of public life, in the rapidly developing digital century, do their best one in the direction the most advanced services.
Once again, we congratulate our collective and all of the communications staff on the occasion of the professional holiday and wish you success in your work.