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ICT Ministry announced here Saturday its support for Persian Linux Project.
Jalal Haji-Gholam-Ali who is a member of Sharif Technical University’s Advanced ICT Scientific Board and consultant of the ICT Ministry in launching the Persian Linux Project, reiterated, “Launching the Pilot Study phase of Persian Linux Project has be commissioned to TCI’s Research Center.”
Stressing that the ICT Ministry supports the project, he said, “New versions and designs of this project are under study.”
Gholam-Ali added, “The pilot study of this project has been launched relying on a credit allocated to it by the ICT Ministry and the results of that project have made it clear that it can thoroughly be launched in Iran.”
Emphasizing that many of the main services of the ICT are Linux-based, he reiterated, “That ministry is determined to migrate towards Linux.”
Referring to the establishment of an infrastructure Software Work Group at the Secretariat of the ICT Ministry, he said, “This work group is established aimed at facilitating the migration of the ICT Ministry towards full usage of Linux.