Taiwan and Myanmar signed an agreement on cooperation in the field of information and communications technology.
The deal is expected to allow the two countries to have more interaction in sectors such as IT training, enterprise knowledge sharing, language learning, enterprise cooperation, marketing and business opportunity development, according to the Taipei Computer Association, which signed the deal with the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry and second-stage APEC Digital Opportunity Center project (ADOC 2.0).
To promote ICT exchanges between the two countries, a Taiwan-Myanmar exchange office has been established to promote cooperation projects by working with ADOC and UMFCCI, the Taipei Computer Association said.
Vice president of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce U Zaw Min Win told Taiwanese media that Myanmar is providing many subsidies and incentives and has invited Taiwan IT players to invest in the country.
Taiwan’s Acer has donated 80 personal computers with the aim of giving a boost to ICT industry exchanges between the two countries and helping upgrade Myanmar’s digital technology as it explores opportunities in the country.