Gozo News 27/03/2014: This week the Government presented Digital Malta – the National Digital Strategy for 2014-2020. The seven year strategy was launched by the Prime Minister Dr. Joseph Muscat in the presence of Parliamentary Secretary for Competitiveness and Economic Growth, Dr. Edward Zammit Lewis.
Digital Malta puts forward a set of guiding principles and policy
actions of how ICT can be used for socio-economic development. It sets
out a path how ICT can be applied to different sectors of the economy
and society, and how citizens and businesses can benefit from its
The Prime Minister said that Digital Malta will bring about better
employment opportunities, open up new markets for SMEs and encourage a
more entrepreneurial and innovative mindset. “It will empower citizens
wherever they are and in whatever they are doing, whether at home, at
the place of work or during their studies, and while at leisure. Digital
Malta also sets out how government can be closer to the citizen through
the use of...read on.