Paraguay and Uruguay agree to mutual recognition of digital signature certificates

Asunción, Agencia IP.- The Governments of Paraguay and Uruguay have mutually agreed to recognize digital signature certificates. This initiative aims to streamline the processes of commercial and transactional procedures between the two countries.

The agreement was formalized by authorities from the Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MIC) and the Electronic Government Agency of Uruguay.

Óscar Stark, the Vice Minister of Commerce, emphasized the significance of this agreement in expediting commercial and transactional processes between the two nations.

Minister Gustavo Villate of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies (Mitic) accompanied the delegation and highlighted that the agreement will further the Government’s goal of digitizing procedures and processes «to achieve a more agile, less bureaucratic, and transparent system.»

In mid-November, MIC and Mitic introduced the Public Key Infrastructure for Public Administration or electronic signature for public officials. This advancement enables digital signatures in governmental administrative processes, fostering efficiency and cost savings for the State.