According to bank documents, the project objective is to increase access to high-speed broadband services in selected areas and to increase access to selected egovernment services to citizens and businesses.
The Digital WB&G Project will seek to produce concrete and tangible results for Palestinians through (a) increased accessto high-speed broadband services in selected areas and (b) increased access to selected e-services to citizens and businesses. The proposed operation is transformational as it will focus on key “internal” low hanging fruits to unleash digital transformation in WB&G (addressing, through the proposed operation, some of the bilateral challenges with GoI, in particular spectrum, would allow digital transformation in WB&G to achieve its full potential) and will strengthen the digital resilience16 of WB&G and the PA’s ability to respond to shocks, such as COVID-19.
Jerome Bezzina, Kimberly D. Johns
Senior Digital Development Specialist
The Palestine Liberation Organization (for the benefit of the Palestinian Authority)
General Director, Technological Information and Creatvity Ce
Ministry of Telecom. and Information Technology
Director of International relations
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