Under the Caribbean Digital Transformation Project, the Government of Dominica has invested 75 million dollars in developing the digital economy and boosting digitisation in the country. On Monday, February 21, 2022, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has made the above remark and noting the significance of the digitisation of the various sectors, especially the Digital economy.
While notifying about his latest visit, Prime Minister Skerrit took to Twitter and cited that he met with a group of computer programmers and software developers at Jungle Bay and held a discussion on various topics related to the digital economy on Saturday February 19, 2022.
He further mentioned that they had discussed the various opportunities that could be created in the digital economy so that the sector could be uplifted in Dominica.
Prime Minister Skerrit outlined, “On Saturday, I met with a group of computer programmers and software developers at Jungle Bay to discuss opportunities being created in the digital economy“.
By underscoring the topics of discussion, PM Skerrit mentioned that both the parties have shared their ideas and recommendations with each other to uplift the digital economy and noted,” I assure them that the government of Dominica would support of youth participation in the sector so that it could enhance in the country”.
He further said that various entrepreneurs with their unique ideas who are operating in the digital space have made several presentations and signify the digital economy.
The meeting has also been attended by the Minister for the Digital Economy, Cassini Laville, Coordinator of the Digital Economy Unit, Robert Tonge, and other government ministers and officials.
The government of Dominica has also gained a lot of appreciation from the people as one of the residents, named Melinda Thomas, cited, “Awesome initiative. Creating opportunities for our brightest minds”.
Earlier, on Sunday, in his latest episode of Annu Pale, Prime Minister Skerrit also shared details about the E-passport and held an interactive session over the last week with the delegations who could access the e-passport in Dominica.