Geneva (IP) - Senior Iranian and South African officials held talks to pave grounds for cooperation on information communication technology.

Iran PressEurope: Iran's Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Technology Mohammad Khansari, who heads Iran's Information Technology Organization, met his South African counterpart Mohlopi Philemon Mapulane on Saturday.

They met in Geneva on the sidelines of the World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) 2022.

Khansari spoke about Iran's achievements in electronic services and announced Iran's readiness for cooperation with South Africa in this sector.

The deputy minister of communications and digital technologies of South Africa welcomed the offer and said his country is ready to share experiences. 

The World Summit on Information Society, sponsored by the United Nations, is the largest global gathering on information and communication.

This year, the annual gathering commenced on March 15. Its final week was held from May 30 until June 3, involving in-person meetings.  

Iran's Minister of Information and Communications Technology, Isa Zare'pour, delivered a speech on May 31.


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