- Veröffentlicht: 10. Januar 2017
The Ministry of Manpower (MoM) and Information Technology Authority (ITA) on Monday signed a RO3.75mn worth contract with Nortal for the development of work licences system.
The agreement was signed by H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Abdullah al Bakri, Minister of Manpower, Dr Salim bin Sultan al Ruzaiqi, CEO of ITA and Priit Alamäe, CEO of Nortal of Estonia, the contractor for the project, stated a press release. The agreement is for a period of two years with additional three years for the technical follow-up. H E Bakri said, “The agreement complements the e-government initiative implemented by the ministries and public organisations to turn e-government into reality.”
He said that the project crowns the efforts made earlier with ITA. A consultancy study has been conducted by IDA of Singapore which presented the Singaporean experience. The company also evaluated the current status of the services and executive procedures of the Ministry of Manpower. Based on the outcomes of this study, the technical specifications and terms of a tender were developed.
A number of companies submitted their bids to implement this tender and the contract was awarded to Nortal of Estonia. Dr Ruzaiqi said, “This project will speed up transactions with safety, privacy and security.”
Quelle/Source: Muscat Daily, 03.01.2017