Taiwan, St Kitts and Nevis Sign Agreement on ICT Development

Above: St Kitts(CJ Photo)

By the Caribbean Journal staff

Taiwan and St Kitts and Nevis have signed a five-year agreement aimed at developing information and communication in the twin-island federation.

Information Technology Minister Glen Philip and Taiwanese Ambassador Miguel Tsao signed the agreement this week.

“Our aims for technology enhanced national development are not frenetic but rather seek to contribute to the creation of enabling environments for government, private sector and the general public to confluence towards the enhancement of the quality of life in St. Kitts and Nevis,” said Philip, whose portfolio also includes Youth Empowerment, Sports, and Telecommunications.

The agreement will help develop new e-government systems and build what the administration called an “information society.”

“We also seek to build capacities of our nationals to better realize the service efficiencies of new government interfaces while establishing a culture of content creation development directly impacting the global information society of which we are a part,” the Minister said.