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At the meeting with the President of the Republic of Benin Patrice Talon, President of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) Eiki Nestor spoke about the e-solutions used in the Riigikogu, and gave examples of the e-possibilities available to all people of Estonia.

Nestor described electronic records management, and explained how it made accessing the documents and signing them easier and more convenient. The President of the Riigikogu also spoke about e-voting at elections, using of digital prescriptions and submitting of digital income tax declaration.

“E-solutions make the life of the people of Estonia easier, and at the same time enable the state to be more effective and sustainable,” Nestor said.

Nestor also thanked the head of state of Benin for supporting Estonia’s candidacy for non-permanent membership of the UN Security Council in 2020–2021.

Chairman of Estonia-Africa Parliamentary Group Mart Nutt also participated in the meeting.

President of Benin Patrice Talon is on a visit to Estonia. One of the purposes of the visit is to learn about the e-solutions used in Estonia.

Photos of the meeting

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