During the meeting, Hassan Rouhani discussed the Supreme Leader’s decree regarding the establishment of the Council, and said that “In this decree, the importance of science for achieving development and providing an access of researchers in line with production of science and technology and the science-based economy and even in line with the regular life of people has clearly been dealt with.” Rouhani emphasized the need to seriously act to implement these goals as noted in the Supreme Leader’s decree, and added that planning, decisions and actions were needed so that we can make this technology available to the public in the best possible manner. The existing needs and sensitivities in this area require us to take full advantage of this opportunity by coordinating and making the right decisions. Hence, the Supreme Leader ordered the establishment of this Council that would include all relevant organizations. Rouhani added that information technology has created a new atmosphere in citizens live around the world. IT must be a key principle in national development. Communication and relevant technologies play an important role in development and welfare of countries and people. We must also act to set up a national information network and make this technology local so that we can benefit from it while also creating the ability to interface with the worldwide web. The meeting was also attended by IRGC commander Jafari, the Majlis chairman and other officials.
Supreme Council of Cyberspace convenes for the first time under new president
- Published: 10 months ago on Monday, 4 November 2013
- By: Iran Daily Brief
- Last Modified: November 4, 2013 @ 2:45 pm
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