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Saturday, 17 June 2017

Ministry of Communications Reviews Electronic Government Projects

Khartoum- The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has disclosed that a sum of 21 million dollars was spent during the year 2016 on the

electronic government projects, or 60% of the required budget, a matter that contributed to boosting the necessary infrastructures that reflected on the launching of a number of services for the public and computerizing the administrative systems for most of the institutions of the state.
These new electronic services have been met with appreciation from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), especially the electronic revenue collection project, which is known as electronic financial form 15.
This came during the meeting of the Council of the Minister, which was chaired by the Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Dr. Tahani Abdallah, at the premises of the Ministry yesterday, where the council heard a report by the Director General of the National Information Center, Eng. Mohamed Abdel-Rahim.
The report reviewed the projects that have been implemented by the center, especially the setting up of the infrastructures for the electronic government, including distribution of some 10,000 computer sets, linking more than 200 points with the national information network besides setting standards for some 371 government websites.
The Director of the National Telecommunication Corporation, Dr. Yahya Abdallah, who is a member of the ministerial committee on the infrastructure for the sector, presented a report on the works of the committee.
The minister directed that the committee shall present its report at the meeting of the council next week.