Addis Ababa March 16/2023 (ENA) Ministry of Innovation and Technology and the Delegation of the European Union to Ethiopia launched a five-year e-Government Strategy and Enterprise Architecture for Ethiopia today.
Innovation and Technology Minister Belete Molla said implementing the project will improve government services delivery, facilitate digital economy, and foster socio-economic development.
“ I am sufficiently informed that the ultimate goal of this project is to enable the Government of Ethiopia to be more efficient, result oriented, and to provide citizen-centered, secure and integrated e-governance services.”
According to him, the implementation of this project will go a long way to strengthen Ethiopia in the global digital economy by facilitating digital transformation for rapid, inclusive socio-economic wellbeing of our citizens.
A policy framework articulated under the Digital Ethiopia 2025 Strategy is enabling utilization of digital technologies across the sectors of the economy to improve the services, Belete noted.
EU Delegation to Ethiopia Economy and Infrastructure Team Leader, Sanne Willems said the Union funded the project that will be implemented by the ministry.
This is part of “a large project of 10-million-Euros to support the business environment and investment climate, including e-governance services,” she added.
The team leader pointed out that effective implementation of the project will enable the government to improve services delivery in an inclusive and transparent way.
The project also aligns with to the SDG-16 target and contributes to the strengthening of peace and justice institutions.
Willems stated that the EU and Ethiopia have been cooperating on various areas for over four decades.
Source: Ethiopian News Agency