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ICTA inks MoU with UNDP to design and implement National Digital Strategy

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The Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sri Lanka signed a 4-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to support the island nation’s aspirations for digital transformation.

ICTA and UNDP will collaborate towards the design and implementation of a comprehensive National Digital Strategy under the ‘Vistas of Prosperity’ national policy framework, with a specific focus on digital transformation of the public sector including re-engineering processes to ensure an effective uptake of digital mechanisms.
The collaboration will also implement initiatives to bridge the ‘Digital Divide’ ensuring an inclusive digital transformation that leaves no one behind. In line with the national emphasis on recovery, the transformational agenda will also develop and implement a national strategy on digital economy to revitalise the economy in a post COVID-19 context.

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  • Anonymous Wednesday, 02 September 2020 01:16 PM

    This process started in 2003 with help of WB. Again we are designing a strategy in 2020. Hope it will be a National Strategy not a Political Strategy.

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