The Secretary of State for Information, Communication and Technology (DoSICT), Gambia, Mrs Neneh MacDouall-Gaye, said that her department appreciates the gift from the Taiwanese ambassador, Dr Patrick Chang because the donation is significant to the development of Information Communication and Technology (ICT) in Gambia.
She pointed out that the bridging of the digital divide in the world has witnessed a lot of talk but lamented the fact that litttle has been done for its success. She further noted that the computers will boost the Internet connection in her department. According to Dr Chang, Taiwan seeks to bridge the digital divide in Gambia, revealing that the computers have been brought by the International Centre for Fund in Taipei for DoSICT and the Department of State for Education. He pointed out that some Taiwanese ICT experts were in the country to help with the e-Government programme of Gambia. Taiwan will set up a computer laboratory that will be named Gambia-Taiwan computer laboratory very soon.