Azari Jahromi, Minister of Information & Communication Technology:

Smart city is a necessity for increasing efficiency

Azari Jahromi said in the 1st Smart Tehran Congress that "developing smart city technologies is a necessity for increasing efficiency. And also, for achieving such a goal, we need to cooperate with all stakeholders."

He added: "Smart city technologies will improve quality of life and facilitate confronting corruptions." He also stressed the need for establishing a smart city association in all provinces. Furthermore, he pointed out that developing communications infrastructures is one of the conflicts between municipalities and the regulatory.

The Congress was held on 4-5 March, 2018 at Tehran Milad Tower.