Today at the forum "Digital agenda in the era of globalization" in Almaty (Kazakhstan), Uzbek Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov told about the projects of information technologies development in Uzbekistan.
The republic will adopt a three-year strategy for the development of E-government, implemented a number of projects to introduce "smart" and "safe" cities and regions based on the processing of large data and the introduction of the Internet of things, as well as intelligent monitoring and monitoring systems in public places.
Within five years, it is planned to increase the volume of export of software products 10-fold, bringing the share of the sector in GDP to 4%. The development of the state program for the development of information technologies and communications for the long-term perspective has begun, the prime minister said.
Abdulla Aripov said that Uzbekistan is ready for cooperation in developing joint measures to counter threats to information security. Data protection risk management will strengthen citizens' confidence in the digital economy, he stressed.
This year, it is planned to launch a business acceleration program to stimulate entrepreneurs and create coworking centers in all regions.
"We propose to develop a long-term program to support innovative projects in the field of the digital economy, which envisages the creation of joint venture funds, business incubators," Abdulla Aripov also said.