MoCD Organizes a Two-day Retreat with the Parliamentary Select Committee
The Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation (MoCD) today, 15th of May, 2021 started a two-day retreat for the Parliamentary Select Committee on Communications at the Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra to update members of the Committee, particularly the new members, on the activities of the Ministry.
The event brought together the Minister for Communications and Digitalisation, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful (MP), Deputy Minister-Designate, Ms. Ama Pomaa Boateng, Chief Director, Mrs. Magdalene Apenteng, Members of the Parliamentary Select Committee, the Heads of Agencies of the Ministry and their staff, and staff of MoCD.
The NCA, GIFEC, NITA, KAICE, GMet, ADC, PCRSC, Gh Post, CSA, GDNR, DPC, and the E Transform project were present at the meeting.
Opening the program, the Minister pointed out that it was crucial for the Ministry and its agencies to regularly meet the Committee members to keep them up to date on the Ministry’s activities.
She emphasized that such meetings allow leadership to take a retrospective look at the previous year’s performance and put mechanisms to address problems that the Ministry faced and plan ahead.
The Minister in her remarks enumerated some priority projects for the Ministry. These include Rural Telephony Projects, Central Equipment Identity Registry, Sim card registration, Girls- in- ICT, IT Audit, cybersecurity, National Roaming, and Shared Digital Infrastructure among others.
The Hon. Minister showed appreciation to the committee for its immense support over the years that have promoted the work of the Ministry and called on members of the Committee to continue supporting activities of the Ministry.
All Agencies of the Ministry are required to make presentations detailing their activities and programs.