PAPUA New Guinea is among seven other Pacific Island countries to sign a partnership statement of intent with the Republic of Korea for further cooperation and partnership in digital transformation.
Information and Communication minister Timothy Masiu, who was appointed co-chairman of Korea Pacific Islands Digital Ministerial Conference in Seoul, South Korea, signed the statement together with the meeting chairman Korean Minister for Science and ICT Dr Lee Jong-Ho. The others who signed the partnership intent were Tonga, Nauru, Samoa, Palau, Cook Islands and Kiribati.
Australia and the World Bank also attended the meeting as supporting partners.
The statement of intent states;
He told the conference that PNG had begun the digital transformation with Parliament passing the Digital Government Act 2022 and relevant policies and welcomed the partnership with the Republic of Korea which he said would go a long way in progressing the digital transformation agenda for PNG and the region. Masiu also met with his South Korean counterpart, further seeking a stronger country to country relations in digital transformation and support.
The National / PNGfacts
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