Jordan, BearingPoint sign agreement
The Jordanian Government signed on Saturday a strategic partnership agreement with BearingPoint Company with in a bid to accelerate the Implementation of Public Sector Reform in Jordan.
According to Petra, the agreement also aimed at promoting economic stability and growth in Jordan through strengthening the private sector, capacity building in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector, and capacity building in government that will accelerate the
implementation of public sector reform.
Jordan's Minister of Information and Communications Technology/ Minister of Administrative Development, Dr. Fawaz Zu'bi, and Vice President of BearingPoint's Emerging Markets Group, Thomas DeGarmo, signed the agreement at the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology.
"The government is intent on driving the reform required to
achieve our national vision. We are working to create a model of public service delivery that will enable the public sector to better serve citizens," Zu'bi conveyed.
On his part, the BearingPoint's official said that "we are
honored and excited at being a partner of Jordan in helping the realization of His Majesty King Abdullah's vision for Jordan," DeGarmo said.
"Jordan is very critical for BearingPoint, as it has the intellectual capacity and resources to allow us to achieve our expansion plans in the region," DeGarmo added.
BearingPoint provides business consulting, systems integration and managed services to Global 2000 companies, medium-sized businesses, and government organizations. It has approximately 16,000 professionals and operates in 39 countries. (menareport.com)
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