The Ministry of Information, in collaboration with the world leader in ICT, Huawei Technologies, is organizing an information technology training session for the staff and management of the ministry to improve the digitization of the work processes of the ministry .
The workshop is expected to train around 70 staff and ministry leadership by mainly highlighting digital trends in the sector as well as building the ICT skills capacity of participants.
Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, in his opening remarks, highlighted the relevance of the workshop to help his ministry staff and management acquire the necessary skills that will facilitate government communication while facilitating the government’s comprehensive digital transformation agenda.
“All over the world, economies are preparing for the 4th Industrial Revolution and at the heart of this preparation is digital technology. It has therefore become imperative for governments and industries to embrace digitization to stay competitive in this new era.
“In Ghana, as most of us already know, the government is very keen to digitize all sectors of the economy and as the voice of government it is important that the staff and leadership of the ministry understand and fully appreciate digitalization while gaining insight into modern trends. We are therefore very happy to partner with a leading global ICT organization like Huawei to organize this workshop, ”he said.
He added that the workshop will help the ministry to leverage Huawei’s global ICT expertise to strengthen the capacity of its workforce to build sustainable digitalization momentum, which will benefit the ministry.
Huawei global regional representative Peter Goulding, who joined via zoom to address attendees at the opening ceremony, said the goal of the workshop was to equip attendees while “ showing the possibilities and values of digital government to improve service delivery and help extend the reach of government. services to all citizens of Ghana.
He said the workshop was part of the activities to help the government realize its vision to digitize key sectors of the Ghanaian economy.
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