Dubai eGovt to participate in Gitex
Dubai, October 2, 2011
A total of 26 government entities will join the Dubai eGovernment Department’s stand at the Gitex Technology Week, to be held from October 9 to 13.
The stand at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre will be divided into areas as per the 2000-plus eServices provided by the government entities, the organisation said in a statement..
Dubai eGovernment’s participation in the annual event comes as part of its commitment to keep pace with the latest developments in technology for supporting the emirate’s eTransformation.
“Dubai eGovernment’s participation in previous editions of Gitex Technology Week has been very successful and we aim to sustain the momentum this year. The event will provide a great opportunity to be acquainted with the latest services, developments and trends that will be vital in our ongoing efforts to establish an integrated digital knowledge-based society,” said Ahmed Bin Humaidan, director general of Dubai eGovernment.
“Moreover, our participation is coupled with our keenness on coordinating with the participating government entities to improve the performance of our platform for optimally showcasing government eServices to the targeted customers,” he said.
“Through our platform at the current edition of Gitex Technology Week, we seek to demonstrate how Dubai eGovernment and government entities work together to ensure harmony under one umbrella in a bid to ensure connectivity and collaboration among all the entities for the ultimate goal of meeting the needs of all users. We will also provide a series of presentations to explain the packages of core eServices offered to the public and government entities,” said Bin Humaidan.
He pointed out that Dubai eGovernment will be participating at Gitex Week under the theme “Mobile Services and Applications”, which underlines the growing demand for smart and mobile applications across different Dubai government departments.
Visitors will have an opportunity during the five-day event to be acquainted with various smart and mobile services and applications offered by different government departments such as mPay, which allows the public to settle payments by simply sending an SMS; mDubai, which makes it easy for the public and businesses to follow up their transactions with government departments; and Tasaheel, which allows employees to communicate with the government department they are working in to inquire about their salaries and dues by sending an SMS or by calling the contact centre, he said. – TradeArabia News Service