15 December 2008 - To foster co-operation and facilitate the exchange of knowledge in the area of ICT development, the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) and Trinidad and Tobago’s Ministry of Public Administration (MPA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today.
Singapore, 15 December 2008 | For Immediate Release
IDA Inks First MOU with Trinidad and Tobago
To foster co-operation and facilitate the exchange of knowledge in the area of ICT development, the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) and Trinidad and Tobago’s Ministry of Public Administration (MPA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today.
Besides promoting co-operation between Singapore and Trinidad and Tobago in the area of ICT development, the MOU will accelerate the implementation and roll-out of e-Government systems and services in Trinidad and Tobago over the next five years, in support of Trinidad and Tobago’s National ICT Strategy fastforward.
Trinidad and Tobago is aggressively pursuing an agenda to achieve Developed Country Status by the year 2020. Launched in 2003 with a mandate to bring connectivity across Trinidad and Tobago, fastforward will shift its focus over the next three to five years to increasing ICT uptake and usage as a key enabler for national objectives such as more effective government, competitive business, and innovative people.
In conjunction with the MOU, the Honourable Kennedy SWARATSINGH, Minister of Public Administration, Trinidad and Tobago, is in Singapore for a three day visit. While here Minister Swaratsingh will visit the Ministry of Information, Communication and the Arts, and other government Ministries and agencies.
JOINTLY ISSUED BY THE INFOCOMM DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF SINGAPORE
AND THE MINISTRY OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
About Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore
The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) is committed to growing Singapore into a dynamic global infocomm hub. IDA uses an integrated approach to developing info-communications in Singapore. This involves nurturing a competitive telecoms market as well as a conducive business environment with programmes and schemes for both local and international companies. For more news and information, visit https://www.imda.gov.sg/.
About the Ministry of Public Administration, Trinidad and Tobago
The Ministry of Public Administration (MPA) of Trinidad and Tobago has lead responsibility for transforming the Public Sector in order to achieve greater efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of Public Services. As the Ministry with responsibility for ICT in Government, MPA also has the wider mandate of leveraging ICTs for National Transformation in support of Vision 2020.
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