First Ever Digital Government Forum Kicks Off

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Phnom Penh, March 11, 2024 --

The 1st Digital Government Forum (DGF) kicked off here at the Koh Pich Convention and Exhibition Centre this morning under the presidency of Prime Minister Samdech Moha Borvor Thipadei Hun Manet.

The three-day event is organised by the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications and attended by many experts, and senior officials from Cambodia and ASEAN.

H.E. Dr. Chea Vandeth, Minister of Posts and Telecommunications said digital technology is an important sector in this age of digital revolution to drive economic and social development.

The Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) led by former Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen has set out a digital economic and social policy, and the work has become clearer in the Pentagonal Strategy-Phase 1 of the new mandate RGC led by Prime Minister Samdech Thipadei Hun Manet.

“This forum aims to share experiences of digital government revolution and to strengthen and expand cooperation among digital revolution experts of the countries in the region, as well as to highlight the achievements of the Digital Government Committee, which was established about 18 months ago in accordance with the Digital Economic and Social Policy Framework 2021-2035 and the Digital Government Policy of Cambodia 2022-2035 in particular,” he underlined.

The forum is divided into two sections, the first of which is a workshop format with discussions and sharing on key topics from national and international speakers on policy aspects, growth trends of digital technology, and with exchange of experiences and excellence in accelerating the digital revolution and the use of new technologies; while the second part is a digital exhibition format with exhibitions of digital technologies, products and solutions for the digital government, with the participation of ministries, institutions and national and international companies.