Local open source software development center will be created by the end of the current year.
PR of the Ministry of ICT - Saeed Mahdiun, in the seminar of "immigration to open source software" said: national independence is an important issue that has been considered in outlook document".
"Safety, strength and independence are some characteristics that should be considered and conducted in all aspects till 1404", he added.
He pointed that software was an important issue in this area and now, many countries have focused on it for several reasons".
Vice Chairman of Iran IT organization pointed to the importance of local and open source software in the country and continued: "Now, it's better to immigrate to local and open source software due to economic, cultural and security reasons" .
"It's important to create the local and open source software development center and promote the use of these applications", he continued.
Managing Director of Iran IT organization pointed to the missions considered for the center and added:"some of these missions include promoting the use of these software in order to achieve the national outlook document".
He emphasized:" this development and motion won't be done only by the government but it can only have a leader and supporter role".
Saeed Mahdiun said:" we believe that part of the activities in this area should be conducted by some institutions out of the organization".