Directorate of Information Communication and Technology
The unit which is responsible for all ICT related in Ministry. It is headed by a Principal ICT Officer. The mission of the Directorate of ICT in the Ministry Finance is to serve as a provider of effective ICT services, foster the use and application of IT to the needs of the Ministry, and an enabler in helping the Ministry to embrace new practices and tools that enhance workflow productivity. The ICT directorate aims to provide high quality and effective IT service delivery that is responsive to the needs of the Ministry and its Partners.
Head of IT
Lang Loum has over 8 years experience in ICT software development and training. He is a firm believer of ICT4D and has worked in many youth related ICT projects in the Gambia. He joined the ministry in 2017 as a Principal ICT Officer. Prior to joining the Ministry, he worked as a lecturer at University of the Gambia, lecturing courses in Computer Science and Information Systems.
Lang holds a Bachelor's Degrees in Computer Science and a Master's Degree in Information Management Systems.
He currently serves as the Vice-chair of Internet Society Gambian Chapter and as an adjunct Faculty Member, School of ICT, University of The Gambia.
In 2015, he was selected alongside 500 young Africans under the flagship program of former President Obama's Mandela Washington Fellowship know as Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI), as a one of the young African Leaders to undergo a six weeks training in Business and Entrepreneurship in the US.