Rwanda embraces e-Government


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look geneva;”> This was revealed on Tuesday September 10 during the kick off meeting on e-Government Master Plan Project.

Speaking to journalists at meeting the Minister of Youth and ICT, Jean Philbert Nsengimana stressed that Rwanda has achieved a lot in the ICT sector but it was aiming at boosting service delivery in the country.

“Our aim is to provide facilities to the citizens in Rwanda and access services without travelling vast distances,’’ noted the ICT minister who.

Nsengimana stressed that the use of ICT in service delivery will be accessible online or via cell phones and will help drive the development of our economy.

Speaking at the function Hwang Soon-Taik the South Korean ambassador to Rwanda hailed Rwanda for embracing e-Government.

“I see how Rwanda is planning and setting goals of how to fully integrate e-Government in all services in the country which very important and will be a foundation to achieve more as we did in Korea,” stressed the Korean ambassador.

Meanwhile the Government of Rwanda has also embarked on an ICT for Development agenda in line with its Vision 2020.

The strategy seeks to transform the country into a middle income economy and information-rich knowledge based economy.

To achieve the Kigali government has put in place legal and regulatory framework and has invested in developing and rolling out key ICTs.

These include the national fiber backbone, the Kigali Metropolitan network and Wireless Broadband networks.



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