Dubai eGov, Tejari sign cooperation deal
Dubai, January 4, 2012
Dubai eGovernment said it has signed an agreement with Tejari, a leading B2B online trade directory and marketplace in emerging markets, to integrate systems and upgrade the eServices.
The deal is aimed at supporting Dubai Government’s strategy of integration, which is in line with efforts to consolidate the emirate's stature in the global community.
The agreement was signed by Ahmed Bin Humaidan, director general of Dubai eGovernment, and Suhail Al Banna, chief executive officer of Tejari.
It focuses mainly on the exchange of resources, experiences and expertise to enhance the integration between the Government Resources Planning Systems provided by Dubai eGovernment and the e-Procurement program provided by Tejari.
Within the framework of the new partnership, the duo agreed to jointly organise technical workshops, which will discuss integration and development and will be attended by representatives from different government departments.
Al Banna lauded the efforts of Dubai eGovernment in leading the development of electronic services and improving government performance in line with best practices and global standards.
Bin Humaidan welcomed the strategic partnership as an important step towards strengthening integration and collaboration between government departments on one hand and its suppliers on the other, realising one of the most important priorities of the government.
He further stated that the tieup seeks to enhance electronic services as per the highest standards of efficiency, safety and reliability, in line with the Dubai eGovernment’s “customer first” strategy.
'It is important that we cultivate cooperation as we continue to integrate government resources planning system, expanding the scope of application and integrating procedures at various government departments,' said Bin Humaidan.
'This will enable the government to enhance the speed, efficiency, effectiveness and ease in doing government transactions, which are optimised to meet customer needs and help accelerate the digital transformation of Dubai,' he added.-TradeArabia News Service