MinT, European Commission Sign Agreement Enabling Digital Reforms
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The Ministry of Technology and Innovation (MinT) and the European Commission have signed an agreement for the implementation of a project that will enable digital reforms under the Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) program. As one of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s (PhD) reform programs, EoDB was initiated to improve the business climate, address the barriers for private sector development and monitor reform efforts. 

According to Abiyot Bayou (PhD), digital transformation program Director General at MinT, the program mainly focuses on supporting Ministries and Agencies in developing e-government and transactional portals for possible e-government processes. Under the agreement, the Commission will provide a grant valued at EUR 1.2mln to implement a project that supports the initiative. 

Abiyot said the grant will support the Ministry in guiding and enabling digital reforms under the EoDB program. Besides, it backs efforts to incorporate Bahir Dar and Dire Dawa cities into the national business portal, which is a one-stop portal for e-government services…

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