Honduras and Taiwan celebrate 80th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relation Establishment. III Provides Honduras with Assistance in Digital Transformation.
Caption: On Jan 21st , 2021, III Chairman Mr. Chih-Kung Lee (top-left) and CNI Executive Secretary Ms. Jacqueline Foglia Sandoval (top-right) signed MOU, and Honduran Ambassador to Taiwan Eny Yamileth Bautista (bottom-left) and Taiwanese Ambassador to Honduras Diego Wen (bottom-right) collectively witnessed the event.Coinciding with the 80th anniversary of formal diplomatic relation establishment between Taiwan and Honduras, the MOU signing event was witnessed by the ambassadors of the two countries with the Institute for Information Industry (III) Chairman Mr. Chih-Kung Lee and Honduras National Investment Council (Consejo Nacional de Inversiones, CNI) Executive Secretary Ms. Jacqueline Foglia Sandoval as representatives signing the MOU for future collaboration. In the future, III will provide consulting services with regard to issues of digital transformation in accordance with the needs of Honduras government and its industrial development.
Since 2020, the pandemic of Covid-19 has accelerated the pace of global governments and enterprises on digital transformation. Gathering the resources of R&D, think tank, talent cultivation and industrial service units, III will cooperate closely with the National Investment Commission of Honduras. In the future, III will hold online seminars on e-government, epidemic prevention technologies, smart agriculture and fishery, and e-commerce to assist the digital transformation projects in Honduras through the Internet.
Our ambassador to Honduras, Diego Wen, said that the Honduras government is promoting the "Digital Government Establishment and Execution Plan" and Tegucigalpa, the capital city of Honduras, is currently developing smart city related projects. Enterprises of Honduras are also looking for business and educational solutions to breaking through the time and space limits caused by the pandemic.
III Chairman Mr. Chih-Kung Lee also stated that the Institute for Information Industry is positioned as a "digital transformation of educator". It has guided and cooperated with all kinds of enterprises over the past 40 years and has achieved a great number of successes across a variety of industries. III is honored to have the opportunity to assist the Honduras government and industry and provide them with relevant experience gathered by the Taiwan government and industry during the development process of digital transformation. By the value-added application and experience exchanging of emerging digital tools, III expects to help professionals from the government and industry of Honduras to cultivate digital capabilities so that they can create more social, economic and cultural opportunities for their countries.
What is worth mentioning is that in addition to the Institute for Information Industry, ASUS Foundation, a non-profit organization that has always been committed to promoting education, has donated 235 computers in Honduras in the past five years to assist in the development of local digital education. At the contract signing ceremony, ASUS Foundation also announced that it would donate another batch of computers and video conferencing equipment to establish a center creating digital opportunities for domestic students to continue study without the obstacles resulted from the pandemic, increasing digital learning resources in various ways, and improving the capabilities of professionals in Honduras on information application.