Press Release

His Excellency Ambassador Allen C. Lou of Taiwan Representative Office in the Republic of Somaliland witnessed the signing of the E-government Capability Enhancement Project implementing arrangement by Mr. Mars Shiue, Leader of the Taiwan ICDF (International Cooperation and Development Fund) Technical Mission with Ms. Amina Hussien Mohamoud, Director General of Ministry of Information and Communication Technology on 3rd March 2021.

Today’s ceremony was the follow-up of the signing of the Technical Cooperation Framework Agreement on 17 August 2020. The three projects, namely Improving Production and Quality of Vegetables and Fruits Project collaborating with the Ministry of Agricultural Development, Maternal and Infant Health Care Improvement Project collaborating with the Ministry of Health Development, and E-government Capability Enhancement Project collaborating with the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology, started officially.

The ICT project aims to enhance the e-government capability in Somaliland. The objectives of the project are to improving government network management, establishing the data exchange platform among government institutions, and capacity building and institutional strengthening. It is expected that the Somaliland government and citizens will be benefited from this comprehensive Project.

We believe that the said cooperation incarnated “Taiwan Model” will bear fruits very soon through our joint efforts and benefit the people directly in Somaliland.