Virtual Silk Road project’s council meets in Tashkent
The regular meeting of the council of the NATO’s Virtual Silk Road project took place on 1st October 2008 in Tashkent. The event has been organized by the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan and NATO Science Committee. Specialists, experts and scholars from Uzbekistan, Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan, Germany, Belgium, Poland, Britain, the Netherlands, Belarus, Norway, Hungary, Turkey and Armenia took part in the session. Uzbekistan telecommunications and information technologies were being intensively introduced in all spheres.
In the framework of the Virtual Silk ROAD project Uzbekistan is involved in the creation of the scientific network of Central Asia and the Caucasus. With this purpose, the UzSciNet network was created in the country. It contains information related to science and culture of Uzbekistan and assists in preparation of specialists in the IT field.
During the two-day meeting, issues of multilateral cooperation in the framework of the Virtual Silk Road project, as well as intensifying the exchange of experience and information will be considered.