A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Cooperation Signed between ATRA and Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG)

Date: 4 April 2018
Afghanistan Telecom Regulatory Authority (ATRA), in a press conference, signed MoU for cooperation with IDLG. Based on this MoU signed by Dr.Mohammad Najeeb Azizi, ATRA Chairman and Mr. Abdul Mateen Beg, Director for Independent Directorate of Local Governance, ATRA is to equip IDLG and its related parts with IT equipments and to connect them with internet and optical fiber.

Appreciating ATRA in the conference, Mr. Abdul Mateen Beg said, “provincial directors’ offices, districts, province municipality offices and other related departments of IDLG will be equipped with internet services in five six years by ATRA as per the MoU”. “ATRA continues to provide the compatriots with different services through expanding and propagating technology and further the authority would equip the provincial directors’ offices, districts, province municipality offices and provincial councils of the country with information technology and would also connect them with internet and optical fiber for expedition of activities and relationships between center and local governance”, said Dr. Mohammad Najeeb Azizi on signing this contract.
Mr. Azizi also added, “Transparency would be provided for electronic government by implementing this MoU and further termed infrastructures, good content and publicity as positive means for propagating e-government”. The conference ended by replying journalists’ questions.