South Korean company will implement an e-Citizens project in Myanmar after completing its basic e-Government project in the country.
South Korea based company, Daewoo International Corporation has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Myanmar government to work on the project. The company has already implemented the basic e-Government project along with another South Korean company, KCOMS, under a US $ 12 million contract. Under this contract, the company has provided information and communication technology infrastructure for the Myanmar government and linked 38 ministries through high-speed Internet network and computerizing of its document management system and personnel management system. Myanmar has already launched some e-Government systems including e-Visa, e-Passport, e-Procurement and e-D (departure) form to effect management of government bodies. Recently, the government has launched the e-D form system. Myanmar's e-government project is implemented under the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Framework Agreement.