By Taban Henry
The Government of South Sudan and the Republic of Kenya are expected to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the fields of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) these coming weeks to boost digital transformation initiative between the two countries.
This was disclosed to the Media at the conclusion of four days benchmarking mission by a delegation from South Sudan’s Ministry of Information, Communication Technology and Postal Services headed by the Deputy Minister, Dr. Jacob Maiju Korok in Nairobi on Thursday.
The team was briefed by the Information and Communication Authority of Kenya on the National Fibre Optic backbone Infrastructure beside the methods which the Government of Kenya used to partner with the private sectors to achieve Digital transformation.
The delegation was also briefed on the National Digital Master plan of Kenya. The delegation further visited Communication Authority of Kenya and briefed on the performance of the work at the institution.
In the statement seen by No.1 Citizen Daily Newspaper on Friday the Deputy Minister of Information, Dr. Jacob Maiju Korok said the team jointly with the Kenya ICT institutions managed to review the 2015 Memorandum of Understanding to be signed by the two countries soon.
“South Sudan delegation from the Ministry of Information, Communication Technology and Postal Services was in Nairobi for benchmarking mission to pave a way for the Government to establish the Information and Communication Technology Authority and the related institutions,” Dr. Jacob stated.