In his meeting with Sweden’s Public Administration Minister, Ardalan Shekarabi, Dr. Vaezi stated that: “The completion of e-governance project in Iran is an essential requirement for advancing the economic and social development of Iran, and we hope that we will be able to benefit from the experiences of Swedish companies in this regard.”
The ICT Ministry’s Public Relation reported today that Mahmoud Vaezi, the Iranian Communication Minister, currently in Sweden accompanied by a delegation of public and private sector managers, has met with Ardalan Shekarabi, the Swedish Minister of Public Administration, this very afternoon.
In this meeting, the Communication Minister presented a report of Iran’s progress in the ICT sector, the achievements of the recent years and the investments made in this field, to the Swedish Minister.
He also added that: “The need for increasing more services and the development of the communication and internet network infrastructure in Iran still requires joint cooperation with advanced technology-owning countries.
Vaezi included that: “The completion of e-governance project in Iran is an essential requirement for advancing the economic and social development of Iran, and we hope that we will be able to benefit from the experiences of Swedish companies in this regard.”
The Swedish Public Administration Minister, in the continuation of the meeting, welcomed the development of relations and the expansion of capacities between the two countries, expressing that: “Currently in Sweden, e-government has been comprehensively established in all tax-collection, educational, hygiene and medicine sectors, and all municipality related activities in an on-line format, offering its services to all the people.”
He added that: “This experience can be easily shared with Iran.”
Shekarabi, who is in charge of establishing the e-governance project in Sweden, announced that: “We are prepared to provide technical services and know-how to demanding Iranian companies, if Iran’s government requires it for the full implementation of e-government in his country.”
He welcomed the efforts of Iranian institutions in implementation and establishment of e-governance in Iran, emphasizing that: “Any investment, and improving approaches and regulations in regard to e-governance can surely bring about tremendous profits by lowering of various expenses and facilitating administrative procedures and economic systems of the countries.”
Shekarabi concluded that: “International community should commit itself to the provision and transfer of these types of services to other societies and Sweden is fully prepared to do its part in cooperating with other nations.”