MOIC and MCIT ministers sign a €8M agreement with GIZ to support e-Government



Wed, 31 May 2023 - 04:33 GMT


Wed, 31 May 2023 - 04:33 GMT

CAIRO - 31 May 2023: The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology and the German Agency for International Cooperation in Egypt (GIZ) signed an agreement to implement the first phase of the project to support e-government and innovation In the Public Administration (INNOPA), with a grant of €8 million out of a total of €17.5 million.

Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Amr Talaat, and the Minister of International Cooperation, Rania A. Al-Mashat attended the signing ceremony.

The agreement was signed by Deputy Minister of Communications and Information Technology for Administrative Development, Digital Transformation and Mechanization Khaled Al-Attar and Director of the GIZ, Alexander Solga, on behalf of the German government.

The project aims to support innovation in digital transformation and the promotion of e-government, including cooperation in establishing a laboratory to develop applications in the field of government services.

The agreement mandates that the two sides cooperate in supporting the regulatory framework, coordinating digital transformation and effective management of official development aid, coordinating digital transformation of public administration, improving electronic human resource management, promoting user-oriented digital services, and producing innovative forms and products for public administration.

The “e-Government and Innovation" project aims to support the reform of the civil service system and stimulate innovation in government services.

Both ministries with the GIZ will cooperate in establishing a new government innovation lab at the Digital Egypt Creativity Center - Giza, through which emerging companies will be invited to innovate in the field of developing applications in the field of government services.

Minister Talaat pointed out that the implementation of this project comes in line with Egypt's digital strategy and the efforts exerted to promote digital transactions in all aspects of life and to achieve the transformation into a participatory, paperless digital government that relies on a strong and secure infrastructure to ensure the provision of government services with the latest advanced technologies, and to ensure the provision of these integrated services in high quality, efficiently and effectively to the citizen through digital channels.



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