"It is notified for the general information of the public that the Cabinet Secretary for Information, Communications and the Digital Economy has appointed the Working Group on Policy and Legislative Reforms for the Information, Communications and the Digital Economy Sector (hereafter referred to as 'Sectoral Working Group')." the notice read.
One of the primary objectives of this Sectoral Working Group is to conduct a comprehensive assessment of the effectiveness, appropriateness, and structural aspects of the ICT and digital economy sector. It aims to determine the sector's capacity to drive agility, innovation, and value creation.
Its task is to formulate recommendations for reforms where necessary, fostering a more conducive environment for growth and development.
The notice further elaborated on the group's structure, emphasizing that it would be organized around the State Departments of ICT and the Digital Economy, as well as Broadcasting and Telecommunications, under well-defined thematic areas.
Koome's role will encompass the Broadcasting, Postal, and Courier sectors, where her expertise will contribute to shaping the sector's policies.
Furthermore, former Nation Media Group Editor-in-Chief, Thomas Mshindi, has also been named as a member of the working group.