State-issued email addresses to be introduced this year

2022-05-26 11:43:38

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. At the Cabinet’s regular meeting on May 26, Acting Minister of Digital Development and Communications L.Enkh-Amgalan was tasked to implement appropriate measures to introduce state-issued email addresses within 2022, further expanding it, while Minister of Finance B.Javkhlan was tasked to resolve necessary funding. 

According to the Household and Personal Information, Communication and Information Technology Usage Survey conducted by the Ministry of Digital Development and Communications and the National Statistics Office of Mongolia in 2021, 43.8 percent of the survey’s participants had the sufficient digital literacy skills. In addition, 1.4 million citizens will be able to use the state-issued email address based on the number of users of the e-Mongolia system.

During the meeting, corresponding officials were also tasked to introduce state-issued email addresses, and ensure the readiness of the system in aims of increasing the participation of citizens in governance.