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Responsible for telecommunications and post, as well as the regulation of water and electricity.
Promotes tourism and provides legislatory framework relating to commerce.
Develops legislation relating to the protection and promotion of Mauritanian culture.
Develops policies on employment, promotes economic growth, and provides access to funding for small or emerging businesses.
Formulates policy for the development of higher education and scientific research.
Prepares and implements policy pertaining to territorial administration, security, and local development.
Promotes the development of universal access to basic services; water, electricity, information technology, communication, and postal services.
Responsible for piloting the development of ICTs and modernizing the administration.
Financed by the World Bank, aims to provide access to all its citizens to the internet and increase economic growth by stimulating investment in broadband Internet.
Lays out strategy for accelerated and inclusive economic growth that aims to raise GDP and employment, reduce inequality, eliminate extreme poverty and half overall poverty by 2030.
Develops plan to equip the public and private sector stakeholders with the means to protect themselves against evolving cyberthreats. Prioritizes five key pillars; protection of government systems, critical infrastructure, development of digital skills and awareness, regulatory framework, and international cooperation.
Addresses validity of electronic signatures and defines and regulates electronic transactions.
Lists transgressions that are considered to be cybercrime, including data breaches, racist acts, crimes relating to national security, and their penalties.
Ended state monopoly on telecommunications sector, guarantees universal access to telecom services, and created the Telecommunications Regulatory Body (ARE).
Sets legal framework for internet access, financing universal access, and the protection of internet and communications users.
Strengthens the existing death penalty punishments for certain blasphemy offences, namely apostasy, by revoking the possibility of repentance as a way to avoid a death sentence.
Sets framework for the processing of personal data, to protect against invasions of privacy with respect to the fundamental rights and freedoms of citizens.