The app accompanies the release of the state Phone Number List budget, bringing new levels of accessibility and transparency to public spending. It allows users to easily swipe between income, expense, financing and budget tables, all with detailed Phone Number List breakdowns and colorful charts to illustrate the data. It also outlines government Phone Number List goals, economic and fiscal policy outlook, and public sector investment plans.
User-friendly and visually stunning on the geographically Phone Number List dispersed islands of the Maldives, the government is clearly using technology to reach citizens in new ways. The Ministry of Finance said this was part of deepening Phone Number List engagement and raising public understanding of the work of the Yameen government. As a developing economy, the Maldives has surpassed its wealthier and larger friends in the international community by Phone Number List opening its books to the public.
In fact, the Maldives is in a group of countries including Phone Number List Estonia and South Korea that are using digital technology to strengthen democratic participation in this way. Finance Minister Ahmed Munawar backed the move. "Democracy isn't just about elections Phone Number List : it's about participation. It's enhanced when citizens are Phone Number List informed," he said. “Technology – especially the difficulties posed by the Phone Number List geography of remote islands in the Maldives – is a natural way to deepen engagement with voters.