Public relations have been considered as a necessity to create e-government considering the large volume of information in the present age.
PR of the Ministry of ICT – Dr. Reza Taghipour in EPR conference said:" four steps including information, interactive, transaction and complementary have been defined to provide a service electronically and public relations has an important role in the field of information."
He pointed to the importance of public relation's role in providing electronic services to the people and emphasized: the large volume of information is not manageable without being electronically so, electronic public relations is necessary to achieve e-government".
Dr. Reza Taghipour said that cyber and virtual public relations considered as the perfect process of EPR and emphasized: "the cyber public relations provide all services to the users during 24 hours and users also will be achieved to online services by virtual public relations".
He pointed to the tenth state motto, "the first e-government" and emphasized: "the voice communications needs such as fixed and mobile phones are updated and with minimum cost in the country, so the tenth government has focused on IP network capacity development".
Minister of ICT said that the network capacity had reached to over 43 Gbps now and continued: "we hope this capacity increase to 470 Gbps till the end of the current year".
"The other programs considered for the fifth national development plan are including: creating and launching fiber optic networks in order to create a national network to provide all bandwidth needed for providing electronic services by all sectors", he added.
Dr. Reza Taghipour said that the cabinet is prepared to inform all organizations to create electronic relations and continued:" this is the agenda of many public agencies based on the initial studies".