“Asan İmza” wins Russian “PKI-Forum 2016” Award

Baku, September 15, AZERTAC

Azerbaijani technology of mobile ID and e-signature – “Asan İmza” won the 1st place at Russian PKI-Forum 2016 Award, which took place on September 14th under the international conference “PKI-Forum 2016” happening now in Saints Petersburg city of Russian Federation.

Presented to the award by “B.EST Solutions” company, the technology of “Asan İmza” was elected the winner of the award in the category “For substantial contribution to the development of PKI technology” among other similar PKI-based e-ID solutions representing various countries.

The main innovation of “Asan İmza” solution relates to its functioning on the principle of public-private partnership. Thanks to active involvement and significant contribution of Azerbaijani Taxes Ministry and State Agency for Provision of Services to Citizens and Social Innovations under the President of Azerbaijan Republic (“ASAN Xidmət”) as well as innovative approach of “Azercell”, “Bakcell” and “Nar” mobile operators, today “Asan İmza” represents a unique mobile authentication and signature platform granting access to over 500 public and private e-services in Azerbaijan.

The award and diploma of the winner were presented to the head of “B.EST Solutions” company Mrs. Jana Krimpe, who were attending the award ceremony, by the deputy minister of telecom and mass communications of the Russian Federation Mr. Oleg Borisovich Pak. In her turn, Mrs. Krimpe highlighted the particular role of Azerbaijani Taxes Ministry and “ASAN Xidmət” in this success and mentioned that it would be impossible to achieve such a recognition without public-private partnership approach and purposeful reforms under the leadership of the President of Azerbaijan Republic H.E. Ilham Aliyev.

“Each new e-service, be it opening a company online, filling in customs e-declaration or electronic registration of labor agreements, creates favorable conditions for attracting investments and new business opportunities to Azerbaijan and considerably increases transit potential of the country towards becoming a digital hub of the region.

We have achieved this success thanks to the supreme political will in the field of introduction of innovative technologies in our country, and of course, thanks to our “Asan İmza” users who made it possible”, – mentioned Mrs. Krimpe at the award ceremony.

It is worth to mention that over 300 delegates are attending the conference from Belarus, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Poland, Russian Federation, Uzbekistan and other countries.

In light of attractive export potential, the technology of “Asan İmza” is regularly presented at various international industry events under the slogan “Made in Azerbaijan”. Thanks to the easiness of application for e-service providers, highest security of transactions in e-environment as well as accessibility for end-users, the “Asan İmza” technology continuously attracts high interest of the global community around the world.