Oil-rich Brunei seeks India's help in e-governance

Oil-rich Brunei seeks India's help in e-governance

Wednesday, 22 November 2006, 06:00 Hrs
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New Delhi: Oil-rich Brunei is seeking India's help in the field of information communications and technology (ICT) as it was investing $1 billion for e-governance projects in the country.

This was announced by Shakeel Ahmad, India's minister of state for communications and information technology, during talks here with a visiting delegation from Brunei led by Communications Minister Pehin Abu Baker Apong.

Ahmad said more seminars and conferences should be encouraged between IT companies of the two countries. Apong announced his government had invested $1 billion for several e-governance programmes in his country.

He also invited the Indian government to participate in 200 such e-governance projects in Brunei.

Source: IANS
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