Following the announcement of both the ICT Ministerial Dialogue and the Asia-Pacific ICT Tele-community (APT) Policy & Regulation Forum (PRFP-16) and the inaugural pacific ICT Ministerial Dialogue, the Ministry of Information, Communication & Technology will be looking to digital expansion as a way forward to achieving the country’s development aspirations.
Aligned with the APT’s Strategic Plan for 2021-2023, Minister Masiu stated that the PRPF-16 will investigate priority areas such as Digital Infrastructure, Digital Innovation, Security and Trust, Digital Capacity Building and Skills and Disaster Management.
He said, “The sessions are designed to echo aspirations set out in the Ministerial Dialogue’s theme: “Connected Pacific – Enabling Aspirations through ICT.”
He added that a distinct highlight of PRFP-16 will be a round table for ministers and heads of regulators, offering a venue for dynamic exchange on recent policy and regulation experiences.
“We are confident that these gatherings will be monumental in shaping the ICT Landscape of the pacific.”
Minister Masiu further stated that the country, through his ministry and partners are excited to host both events.