The international specialized forum Tibo-2017 was officially opened in Minsk on April 18, 2017. The specialized exposition is one of the largest in the high-tech sector among CIS countries.
The latest developments in the sphere of mobile communications, electronics, and robotechnics are presented for a wide audience of the exhibition. This time visitors will have a possibility to get acquainted with the so called Internet of things and the “smart city” system.
Vasily Matyushevsky, First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus:
As for the economy of Belarus a lot has been said for a long time about the new economy. Today you can see for yourselves what new economy is and which will probably determine the development of the civilization in the nearest time. It is very important for Belarus that it is in the first flight of this process. Today’s statement of the union’s leader that Belarus advanced in the world ranking is very important. Dear colleagues, it’s our future.
Belarus occupies the 31st position out of 175 countries on the ICT Development Index. This data was published by the International Telecommunication Union. In 2008, which was not so long ago, Belarus occupied the 84th position in the world ranking.