Tag Archives | e-government

Digitization of Pension Management System in Kurdistan

UNDP, USAID and KRG support digitization of the Public Pension Management Information System in Kurdistan The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq and Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) of Iraq, with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a new Public Pension Management Information System (PPMIS) in Kurdistan. The system […]

KRG opens New Data Center

KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Sunday visited the Kurdistan Regional Government's Department of Information Technology (DIT). After reviewing the work of the Department, Prime Minister Barzani inaugurated the government's Central Data Center, a sophisticated and protected system that provides information in all different sectors, and helps elevate the work of KRG institutions. Prime Minister […]

KRG launches new Digitised Driving Licence System

By John Lee. The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has launched a digitised driving licence system. In a press release this week, KRG Prime Minister Barzani is seen renewing his own driving license using the new system. Prime Minister Barzani praised the Ministry of the Interior and the company in charge of implementing the new process, […]

Iraq signs MoU with UNDP on Digital Transformation

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is supporting the government of Iraq to strengthen its digital services and build its e-governance capabilities under a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed today with Iraq's Council of Ministers Secretarial (ComSec). The MoU focuses on harnessing and increasing the use of information and communication technology to modernize government […]

Preparations made for Iraqi e-Government Project

By John Lee. A meeting has been held in Baghdad to prepare for the World Bank-funded project to modernize Iraq's public financial management systems. The meeting was attended by the Director General of the Administrative and Financial Department, Mr. Hassan Al-Magouter, and a team from Irish-based consultancy AARC, which signed a contract in December to […]

China's Huawei working on e-Governance in Iraq

By John Lee. The Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers, Dr. Hamid Naim Al-Ghazi, with representatives of China's Huawei, have discussed the process of developing the e-governance and automation project. The comprehensive digital transformation project is intended to reduce paperwork in government institutions. Dr Al-Ghazi confirmed that the e-governance project has reached "advanced stages", and […]

KRG and UAE sign MoU on Governance

KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani and UAE Minister of Cabinet Affairs, Mohammed al-Gergawi on have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on governance and the exchange of information. The MoU will further cooperation between the KRG and UAE, with the UAE offering the Kurdistan Region assistance in the development of government affairs and human resources, […]

To Defeat Corruption, Iraq Needs E-Government

By Michael Rubin, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, for 1001 Iraqi Thoughts. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. To Defeat Corruption, Iraq Needs E-Government Iraqi politicians are not going to reform themselves; it is time to utilize technology not only […]