December 29, 2021, Bangkok – Mekong Institute (MI) and The Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA) formalize today a new landmark cooperation agreement to jointly promote digital economy for a better connected, prosperous and resilient Mekong subregion.
The signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding between the two organizations is led by MI’s Executive Director Mr. Suriyan Vichitlekarn and DEPA President & CEO Dr. Nuttapon Nimmanphatcharin at DEPA Headquarter. The MoU formalizes the collaboration between MI and DEPA in the conduct of trainings and workshops, undertaking of research on digitalization, knowledge exchange and sharing of knowledge resources and information networks, and exchange of personnel.
Dr. Nuttapon Nimmanphatcharin stated that the objective of the project is to tie digitalization with the use of potential applications of digital technology to drive the development to help increase the productivity of the region’s sectors, improve incomes and livelihood, ultimately contribute to advances the SDGs despite pandemic in the region.
More information about The Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA)
The Digital Economy Promotion Agency or DEPA, a public organization under the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society of Thailand, was established to promote and support the development of digital industry and innovation and the digital technology adoption in order to achieve economic, social, and cultural and security benefits for national competitiveness.