ITU to help Malawi develop ICT sector

Monday 24 September 2012 | 10:52 CET | News
The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has pledged its continued support to the develoment of Malawi's ICT industry, said Business Times. A delegation from Malawi led by Ministry of Information Principal Secretary James Kalirangwe met with ITU Secretary General Hamadoun Toure at the World Radio Communication Conference 2012 (WRC – 12) in Geneva. Toure commended Malawi for the initiative of establishing telecentres in several rural areas of the country. He said Malawi should ensure that it puts in place enabling policy, legal and regulatory framework to ensure the provision of

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