Thailand ranked 57th on the E–Government Development Index

13 July 2020 (Readers 305)
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT)

The Prime Minister of Thailand has thanked all agencies for their hard work that has helped place Thailand 57th on the E–Government Development Index (EGDI) as surveyed by the United Nations (UN).
The UN’s EGDI is aimed at assessing the readiness of electronic government in various countries in order to see the direction of electronic development and gauge the progress of the government in using information technology to serve the people. The evaluation is conducted every two years in 193 countries that are UN’s members, considering three important factors: online service, telecommunications infrastructure and human capital.
Government Spokesperson Naruemon Pinyosinwat, disclosed today that this year, Thailand is ranked 57th, according to the EGDI 2020 survey by the UN, up from 73rd in 2018.
Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha thanked the relevant agencies for the hard work that has contributed to Thailand’s continual improvement in the rankings as a result of concrete national reform in accordance with the master plan of the sixth national strategy for balance and development of government management systems.

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