President Emmerson Mnangagwa has launched the e- Cabinet 2020 business paperless project as part of a wider programme to modernise the public sector and include the development of electronic systems so as to speed up the internal functions of Government and improve efficiency.
Addressing members in Harare yesterday, Mnangagwa said the e Cabinet will provide an easy and secure way of storing Government records.
. “Today’s event marks the completion of phase one of the e-Cabinet project which will see the Cabinet secretariat carry out paperless administrative and secretarial functions,
The President said phase two of the e Cabinet project will be launched by the end of the second quarter of this year.
“However, we will continue to distribute physical copies of Cabinet documents outside the Cabinet room until phase two of the project when the Wide Area Network is completed. Phase two of the project is expected to be completed by end of the second quarter of this year.” He said.
Meanwhile, Mnangangwa urged all relevant stakeholders to ensure that the system is secured and adaptive to the new technology so as to avoid loss of data and to provide security.