Azerbaijani Politics 11 october — 18:35

Ilham Aliyev changed ministry's name

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Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree 'On measures to improve the field of digitalisation, innovation, high technologies and communications.'

According to the decree, the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies of Azerbaijan was renamed into the Ministry of Digital Development and Transport.

The decree also provides for the creation of a number of public legal entities under the Ministry of Digital Development and Transport: the Agency for Information and Communication Technologies and the Agency for Innovation and Digital Development. The Agency for Innovation and Digital Development is created through the merger of the National Atomic Research Centre CJSC, the Innovation Agency and the High Technology Research Centre.

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