Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On December 14, Minister of Digital Development and Communications N. Uchral held a meeting with World Bank Country Director for China and
Mongolia, and Director for Korea Mara K. Warwick.


During the meeting, the Minister underlined that concrete
results have been yielded as a result of the “Smart Government” project that
was jointly implemented by the Government of Mongolia and the World Bank in


The “Smart Government II” project will be implemented in
2023-2027 with the aim to improve Mongolia’s legal and regulatory environment
for building trust and cybersecurity in the use of digital technologies. The
project will also enable the development of public services, shared use of
cloud computing, and cybersecurity services in the public sector. The project
also aims to help develop Mongolia’s digital economy in response to the impact
of disruptive technologies transforming economies and societies globally, and
to provide new opportunities for Mongolia’s development. For the digital
economy, the project will provide skills and literacy training to 13,000 civil
servants and citizens, create 3,000 new digital jobs for youth and women, and
help digitalize 2,000 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to improve their competitiveness
and resilience in the global economy.


The Minister put forth a request to cooperate with the World
Bank in the directions such as strengthening the competitiveness of the human
resource in the ITC and involving them in short-term training programs,
supporting the business environment, introducing digital solutions, and
digitalizing and facilitating some processes in international trade.