Call for gov't to share infrastructure with private sector

Idle capacity: Government's ICT infrastructure is said to be underutilized
Idle capacity: Government's ICT infrastructure is said to be underutilized

The transport and communications ministry has underscored the urgent need to review policy on sharing of government information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure.

ICT, which is one of the six national priorities, has been identified as a driver of the national economy.

In a report published recently, the ministry said revision of the policy on sharing of key government infrastructure would go a long way in facilitating the Economic Diversification Drive (EDD), employment creation and reduction of poverty.

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