P.M Minnis: Digital transformation to improve government services and attract investment

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Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis held a bilateral meeting with President of the Republic of Estonia HE Kersti Kaljulaid at the 30th CARICOM Inter-Sessional Meeting, February 26, 2019 in St. Kitts. (BIS Photo/Yontalay Bowe)

Earlier this year, representatives from the e-Governance Academy visited The Bahamas to hold meetings with private and public stakeholders who will be involved in transforming government services.
While all ministries have made progress to varying degrees, the goal is to streamline government procedures and services by making them available online, increase the use of ICT’s in the public sector and by the Government, increase transparency of Government, and strengthen auditing and control mechanisms.

During the bilateral meeting, Prime Minister Minnis thanked President Kaljulaid for her government’s assistance in helping The Bahamas move toward its goal to modernize and digitize the public sector. The principal purpose of the meeting was to strengthen relations between the two countries. President Kaljuiaid was the special guest at the 30 th Inter-Sessional Meeting. The President shared with Caribbean Heads her Government’s interest in helping CARICOM build its capacity in e-government.

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