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Submitted by admin on 20 November 2020

The 5th coordination meeting of e-Government implementation work committee was held via videoconferencing yesterday afternoon.

Union Minister for Office of the Union Government U Min Thu, in his capacity as the chairman of work committee, made an opening speech, calling for further cooperation to improve the e-Government system for development of useful projects in the country in line with the guidance of the State Counsellor as the patron of e-Government Steering Committee, and the Vice President who is the chairman of the committee.

He also discusses reform of procedures at the state departments due to increasing demand in online payment, legality and accountable way to meet the changing trend into new normal lifestyles.

The Union Minister also talked about the need to adopt laws relating to cybersecurity, its policy and strategies and to renew the Myanmar e-Governance Master Plan (2016-2020) which will expire this year.

Union Minister for Transport and Communications U Thant Sin Maung, in his capacity as the vice-chairman of the work committee, presented the launching of Myanmar National Portal in 2018 as a part of Myanmar e-Governance Master Plan, its mobile app, the need of connection between the web sites of government agencies and API, 24/7 services from the data centre of his ministry for server co-location and web hosting systems, upgrade of government cloud this year, and the implementation of e-Government Integrated Data Centre for all the government agencies.

Chairman of e-ID System Work Committee and Union Minister U Thein Swe reported on the implementation of the e-ID system; its Secretary about the accomplishment of decisions in the 4th coordination meeting.

Senior officials at the meeting also discussed issuing cybersecurity law, policy and strategies, the implementation of Myanmar e-Governance Master Plan (2016-2020) and the next round of this plan for the period from 2021 to 2025.


(Translated by AK)