The 1st APT Preparatory Meeting for the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2014 was held from 2 to 3 April 2013 in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The meetings was organized by the Asia-Pacific Telecommunication Union and hosted by South Korea.
Engineer Jan Bozorgi, ICT Ministry Acting Director of International Affairs and Strategic Studies with saying this news to the ministry’s Public Relation Dept. stated that: in this meeting, the structure, duties and the meetings’ heads were determined and the groups have continued their activities for ITU Plenipotentiary Conference which is considered as the most important policy making conference in International Telecommunication Union (ITU). As the plan, APT Member countries will hold 4 Preparatory Meetings for ITU Plenipotentiary Conference, he added.
Acting Director of International Affairs and Strategic Studies asserted that: Iran have been sent 6 documents about the conference structure, duties and in-progress activities of the ITU working groups. Based on the macro-policies established by ICT Ministry’s Deputy of Technology and Foreign Affairs for the influential presence in international meetings for realizing the slogan “International Scenes Managing”, the ministry’s Foreign Affairs and Strategic Studies General Directing Office has a significant presence in this conference and sending the representatives according to the policy making and plans for all organizations and companies of ICT ministry, he continued.
Holding the 1st place position, efficient and influential collaboration in international relations through effective and role making cooperation in specialized international and regional zones are some of these policies specified by the ministry, Jan Bozorgi mentioned. One of the major goals which are fallowed through presence in this kind of conferences is preserving our national wealth in Communication and Information Technology strategic zones which are enacted in Iran 20 year Outlook Plan, he said at the end.