Responsibilities of the Agency

The e-Government agency have the following responsibilities:

  • Develop and administer the implementation of ICT policies, rules and guidelines in the public services;
  • Regulate development and application of ICT in the public services;
  • Give effect to policy directives and other decisions made by the Government in relation to ICT in the public service;
  • Establish frameworks to facilitate and co-ordinate accessibility of e-Government services;
  • Advise relevant authority and any public institution on the appropriate utilization of ICT in the administration and public services delivery;
  • Establish, manage and maintain shared and central e-Government systems and services;
  • Establish and maintain the open data system for public use;
  • Harmonize and coordinate e-Government interventions, developments and systems in the public service;
  • Establish and maintain registers of e-Government systems and services;
  • establish and maintain records of ICT experts, recommend benefits, and coordinate their allocation in the public service;
  • Supervise e-Government projects performed by public institutions;
  • Establish monitoring and evaluation system for assessing performance of the e-Government;
  • Certify the compliance of information systems with the requirements for interoperability, safety and security
  • Exercise powers under the convention and treaties adopted by the Government on matters relating to e-Government;
  • Conduct research and development activities on matters pertaining to e-Government; and
  • Perform any other function that may be necessary for the better carrying out of its objectives under this Act.