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AITI and IDA Renewed Collaboration and Technical Co-Operation On Telecommunication Regulatory Areas
15/09/2011

PRESS RELEASE

 
The Authority for Info-communications Technology Industry of Brunei Darussalam (AITI) and Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) of Singapore renewed collaboration and technical co-operation on telecommunication regulatory areas today with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and Project Addendum (PA). The MOU and PA was signed by Haji Yahkup bin Haji Menudin, Chief Executive of AITI and Mr. Leong Keng Thai, Director General (Telecoms and Post) and Deputy Chief Executive of IDA.
 
AITI and IDA first established working alliance via a MOU in October 2007. Since then, both telecoms regulators have conducted bilateral exchanges, trainings, consultancy and secondment of experts to assist in eGovernment and Telecoms Regulatory projects. Under the existing MOU which will expires in October 2011, both organisations have achieved the following:
 
• Assistance in the review of Brunei Darussalam’s eGovernment Strategies and Roadmap which was endorsed by the E-Government Leadership Forum (EGLF) in 2009
• Telecoms Regulatory training and workshop for AITI officers in May 2010
• Completion of Brunei’s Government Enterprise Architecture Phase 1 and Design of One Government Network in Jan 2011
• Secondment of IDA officer to assist AITI in Telecoms Regulation, ICT Industry Development and International Relation Development
 
The new MOU and PA signed today further leverage on the existing co-operation framework and aims to cover new areas on Corporate Services and Human Resource Development, Postal, Domain Name Registration and Industrial Internship Program for fresh graduates and students undertaking ICT related Higher National Diploma.
 
“AITI and IDA have fostered a close working relationship over the years and I am delighted that we continue to strengthen this bond with the MOU signing today. I look forward to more exchanges of ideas, lessons learnt and experience sharing with IDA as we tackle the fast changing ICT landscape in our respective countries.” said Haji Yahkup bin Haji Menudin, Chief Executive of AITI at the MOU signing ceremony.
 
  
The MOU and PA was signed by Haji Yahkup bin Haji Menudin, Chief Executive of AITI(left) and Mr. Leong Keng Thai, Director General (Telecoms and Post) and Deputy Chief Executive of IDA.