Riviera Maya, Q.R. — The State of Quintana Roo will be part of future digital promotions. On Wednesday, Governor Mara Lezama signed a collaboration agreement with Microsoft Mexico, laying the foundation for a digital future in the state with the promotion of digital inclusion, entrepreneurship and government modernization.
The signing of the agreement will allow the state government to access Microsoft’s philanthropic programs in Mexico, where the company focuses its efforts to promote digital education and economic growth.
With the Collaboration Agreement, access to philanthropic programs will be allowed in three fundamental axes, Digital SMEs, Digital Training and Digital Government.
The collaboration agreement focuses on three fundamental pillars. The first is Digital Training as part of the Microsoft National Plan, to seek the empowerment of communities and vulnerable groups through digital inclusion.
“Digital SMEs” aims to support micro, small and medium-sized companies in their digital transformation process. Through training, digital tools, solutions and financing, it seeks to strengthen its competitiveness and growth in the digital environment,” she explained in a statement.
“Training, internet access and technologies will be provided to promote self-employment and the creation of micro-businesses. Women entrepreneurs will receive special support, including training, support and access to credit to promote their products and services in the digital sphere,” she added.
The Digital Government Program, which will be aimed at local governments, promotes the adoption of best practices in cybersecurity, digital procedures and regulatory improvement.
Training, seminars and certifications will be provided to promote efficiency and transparency in government management. In addition, the agreement includes access to Microsoft’s Digital Government or “eGovernment” programs with which training and support in the technological field will be provided for the different government agencies of Quintana Roo.
The signing of the agreement was led by Governor Mara Lezama and the President and CEO of Microsoft Mexico, Rafael Sánchez Loza.