BRIEF — World Bank funding for Burma e-Government network

Included in a previously reported US$31.5m World Bank program to boost communications infrastructure in Burma will be an e-government initiative. The program is designed to provide citizens and businesses with one direct portal to government services. Linked in with to this is an opportunity for users to provide anonymous feedback as to the quality of government services. Funding for technical assistance regarding cyber law is also provided for in the package. The program will be established for smart-phones as well as computers.