Germanys Kramp-Karrenbauer calls to set up digital ministry

LEIPZIG, Germany — Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the leader of Germanys Christian Democrats, said the country should have a digital ministry to make it fit for the digital age.

“Ive come to believe there is no way around establishing a ministry for digitalization,” she told a party summit in Leipzig.

Kramp-Karrenbauers comments are set to revive a discussion that arose ahead of the countrys general election in 2017 over whether Berlin needs a dedicated ministry to coordinate digital policy efforts.

Eventually, such ideas were dropped because of resistance from Chancellor Angela Merkel, who Read More – Source