In an article published on our platform entitled « Budget 2020: the Ministry of Digital Economy and Telecoms pockets more than 140 billion FCFA », we mentioned the attachment of the State Computer Agency (ADIE ) and the Universal Telecommunication Service Development Fund at MENT, and the implementation of the Diamniadio Digital Technologies Park (TNP), as reasons for this increase.
In a note to socialnetlink, the ministry is shedding light on the real numbers. According to Ndeye Tické Ndiaye « the figure advanced, although it appears on the Finance Bill of 2020 of the Ministry of the Digital Economy and Telecommunications, represents the Authorizations of Commitment (AE) that is to say investment forecasts over the next three years 2020-2022. There is the estimate for the year 2020, and the estimate for the next three years, for each section / program label. In fact, the draft budget for the year 2020 of my Department is exactly 17,714,234,327 FCFA. «