MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea has partnered with American company, Microsoft, to computerize the public administration of the country.
This milestone agreement is part of the West African nation's efforts to achieve the goals set forth in the Horizon 2020 Development Plan. The government is investing the country's resources to become an emergent economy by implementing aggressive initiatives.
Microsoft will be working closely with the Board of the National Center for Public Administration of the Computerization of Equatorial Guinea (CNIAPGE) in the computerization of the country's public administration. The agreement took place on June 23.
About Equatorial Guinea
The Republic of Equatorial Guinea (República de Guinea Ecuatorial) is the only Spanish-speaking country in Africa, and one of the smallest nations on the continent. In the late-1990s, American companies helped discover the country's oil and natural gas resources, which only within the last five years began contributing to the global energy supply. Equatorial Guinea is now working to serve as a pillar of stability and security in its region of West Central Africa. The country hosted the 2011 Summit of the African Union. For more information, visit http://www.guineaecuatorialpress.com.
SOURCE Republic of Equatorial Guinea