The Phantom Foundation has announced a joint venture with the AG Mentors Group, chaired by the former Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan, Aliyar Ganiev.
According to Announcement Published on Wednesday on the Phantom blog, the collaboration will use Phantom-based blockchain solutions to modernize the country’s IT infrastructure.
Phantom’s partnership with AG Mentors is among the digital transformation agenda of the Government of Uzbekistan. Back in 2020, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev planned to use digital technology to improve public services in the country, calling it “Strategy for Digital Uzbekistan”.
Phantom will reportedly provide blockchain-based solutions in areas such as supply chain management, central bank digital currencies and enterprise resource planning.
According to the announcement, the Phantom Foundation plans to draw on its experience working with other governments in Central and South Asia.
Indeed, as previously reported by Cointelegraph, Phantom is currently engaged in a public-private partnership. Agreement with the Government of Tajikistan. Phantom’s operations in Tajikistan are also in line with the IT sector, with a focus on promoting modernization in the country.
In addition to its partnership with the Tajik government, Phantom also has collaborative projects in Pakistan and Afghanistan. In Pakistan, Phantom is involved in developing a blockchain-based solution for the Punjab Prison Department, while in Afghanistan, the Blockchain project is working with the ministry of health to use decentralized technology Combating the spread of counterfeit pharmaceuticals.