10:20 / 30.04.2020
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Presidential decree: All villages and mahallas in Uzbekistan will be connected to high-speed Internet in 2020-2021

In 2020-2021, all healthcare institutions, schools and kindergartens, villages and mahallas in Uzbekistan will be connected to high-speed Internet – a relevant presidential decree has been adopted.

On April 28, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a resolution on measures to widely introduce the digital economy and e-government.

The document sets the task of completely modernizing the country’s digital infrastructure and providing access to modern telecommunications services in all regions.

To this end, in 2020-2021, it is planned to connect all healthcare institutions, schools and kindergartens, as well as villages and mahallas to high-speed Internet and improve the quality of communication services.

Also, according to the decree, the Center for E-Government Project Management and the Center for Digital Economy Research will be established under the Ministry of ICT Development.

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