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GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS - E-GOVERNMENT

UAE among top performers in E-Government Development Index 2016

Posted on 11/08/2016

The UAE prominently featured major developments in its e-services and ranked high in the latest UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs' (DESA) E-Government Development Index (EDGI) Survey 2016, according to UN DESA's Vincenzo Aquaro, Chief E-Government Branch, Division for Public Administration and Development Management. The statement reflects the huge success and progress in the country's smart transformation initiatives. The country has ranked 1st among Arab countries, as well as ...  >>MORE

UAE ranks 8th globally and 1st regionally in UN’s 2016 e-Smart Services Index

Posted on 01/08/2016

The UAE has moved up four places in its position in the e-smart services index of the E-Government Development Index, EGDI, issued by the United Nations Department of Economics and Social Affairs, UNDESA, ranking in joint 8th place globally with the Republic of Estonia. The EGDI is an important component in the overall index used to determine growth in e-government development. The current ranking consolidates the UAE's regional leadership in the e-services index, ranking 1st place in the ...  >>MORE

UAE's e-Dirham wins Special Merit Award for Government to Business and Customer Engagement

Posted on 12/06/2016

e-Dirham, the national e-payment system initiated by the UAE Ministry of Finance (MoF) in collaboration with National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), was recently conferred with the Special Merit Award for Government to Business and Customer (G2BC) Engagement at the Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa, Dubai. The award, given by Terrapin Middle East, the organiser of the 17th annual Cards and Payments Middle East, confirms the significant success of e-Dirham, the smart substitute of cash, in leading the ...  >>MORE

Ministry of Finance announces AED 2 billion revenue from e-Dirham in Q1

Posted on 26/05/2016

The Ministry of Finance, MoF, has announced that the Federal Government revenue collected through the e-Dirham initiative reached more than AED2 billion in Q1 2016, up 4.2 percent from AED1.92 billion in Q1 2015. The number of service transactions carried out through e-Dirham during the first quarter of 2016 rose 10.7 percent to nearly 10.1 million, compared to 9.1 million transactions during the same period in 2015. Saeed Rashid Al Yateem, MoF Assistant Under-Secretary of Resources and ...  >>MORE

Ministry of Finance strengthens trust in e-Dirham security features

Posted on 22/05/2016

The e-Dirham system, launched and managed by the Ministry of Finance (MoF) in partnership with the National Bank of Abu Dhabi, recently received the Certification of Compliance in Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). This certification conferred by Trustwave Holdings, is particularly for the system's 11 components and for the security compliance of its Triple Data Encryption Standard which have been found to be in accordance with the international standards. The ...  >>MORE

Dh8.2 billion of government services revenues collected through e-Dirham system in 2015

Posted on 27/01/2016

e-Dirham, a payment tool introduced by the government of the United Arab Emirates with the aim of facilitating the collection of revenues of governmental and non-governmental service fees in a safe and secure way, has reported the e-collection of Dh8.2 billion in 2015, a 21 percent increase compared to Dh6.78 billion in 2014. In the corresponding period, the total number of e-services has grown by 8 percent from 33.46 million to 36.14 million while the total number of transactions have ...  >>MORE

Ministry of Finance launches eD-Voucher

Posted on 20/10/2015

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) yesterday launched eDirham Voucher (eD-Voucher), in order to provide the clients with a more convenient and efficient way of making payments for public services, through different platforms and channels that use the latest technologies. eD-Voucher is a means of payment consisting of pre-paid paper receipts acceptable at all eDirham system channels, including EFT Points of Sale POS, self-service eD-Kiosks, electronic payment, mobile payment, among others. Saeed Al ...  >>MORE

MoF announces results of the e-Dirham system performance for H1 2015

Posted on 09/08/2015

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) announced yesterday the total automated collection of revenues by the Federal Government through the e-Dirham system during the first half of the current year was about Dh 4 billion, up 11% from 3.6 million in the first half of 2014. The e-Dirham system enabled the increase in revenues collected to reach 79.8% of the overall revenues collected in the first half of 2015. The total number of e-services that have been completed through the e-Dirham system during the ...  >>MORE

Abu Dhabi e-Government wins first-ever 2015 Smart Government Award

Posted on 31/07/2015

In recognition of its efforts in implementing Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) and driving the cooperative use of geospatial information across a wide range of Government entities in Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi e-Government has won the inaugural "2015 Smart Government Award" launched by the Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri) User Conference, held in San Diego, California in the United States on 20th – 21st July. The two-day knowledge sharing event set the stage for representatives from ...  >>MORE

UAE banks' fee collection for e-authentication via e-dirham

Posted on 07/07/2015

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) announced yesterday the launch of the fee collection phase for authentication services pertaining to certificates of origin and invoices for imported goods, which are provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The services are paid for by using the e-Dirham system for those required authentication services. The e-dirham teams are working on currently activating this service in five banks operating within the country, following its activation across all the ...  >>MORE

UAE continues its reign as one of the Middle East's Leading Internet Economies: BCG e-Friction Index

Posted on 11/06/2015

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has retained its position as a leader in the Middle East's Internet Economy, a new report by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a global management consulting firm and the world's leading advisor on business strategy, revealed. The research also found that, globally, the difference between countries with large digital economies and those with low economic activity amounts to about 2.5 percent of GDP - a material figure for any nation. The new study, titled Which ...  >>MORE

Lubna Al Qasimi: MICAD seeks to translate aspirations of leadership for development of government services system

Posted on 11/06/2015

Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development (MICAD) and Head of the UAE Committee for Coordination of Humanitarian Foreign Aid, has said the Ministry seeks to translate the aspirations of the wise leadership about development of government services' system into reality. She added that this will be attained through a shift to smart government in line with the UAE vision 2021 to become one of the world's best governments. Sheikha Lubna was ...  >>MORE

Abu Dhabi Systems and Information Centre unveils New E-Government Strategy during the 6th Abu Dhabi E-Government Forum

Posted on 10/06/2015

Abu Dhabi Systems and Information Centre (ADSIC), the pioneering Government entity responsible for the UAE capital's ICT agenda and transformation efforts, has revealed the Centre's new and improved e-Government strategy for 2015 and beyond, during its hosting of the 6th edition of the Abu Dhabi e-Government Forum, under the theme ‘Towards a Digital Abu Dhabi', which took place at the St. Regis Hotel, Corniche on 9th June 2015. The Forum and its outcomes represents years of steadfast work, ...  >>MORE

Al Mansouri expresses satisfaction at findings of report on e-government transition

Posted on 24/05/2015

Minister of Economy Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri has expressed satisfaction at the results of the final report on transition to m-Government, which showed the marked progress the UAE is making under the wise leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. 'Findings of the report have highlighted the scale of positive interaction of teamworks in government ...  >>MORE

UAE government services transactions using e-Dirham top Dh2 billion in H1, 2015

Posted on 12/05/2015

The total automated collection of revenues by the Federal Government through the e-Dirham system during the first quarter of the current year (from January to March 2015) was about Dh2 billion from more than 9 million services. Saeed Al Yateem, Assistant Under-Secretary of Budget and Revenue at the Ministry of Finance said: "The remarkable increase in the number of transactions that took place through the e-Dirham is a result of the efforts exerted by the Ministry of Finance to promote the ...  >>MORE

MoF signs agreement with Dubai Trade for adoption of e-Dirham services

Posted on 30/04/2015

The Ministry of Finance, MoF, yesterday signed an agreement with Dubai Trade, where the latter will be adopting the e-Dirham system to collect service fees. The agreement was signed at MoF's headquarters in Dubai by Saeed Rashid Al Yateem, Assistant Under-Secretary of Resources and Budget Sector at the ministry, Mahmood Al Bastaki, CEO of Dubai Trade, and Saeed Al Khouri, Managing Director of the Abu Dhabi Government and VIP customers at National Bank of Abu Dhabi. The agreement will allow ...  >>MORE

Abu Dhabi e-Government Portal continues to witness widespread success

Posted on 30/03/2015

Abu Dhabi e-Government Portal, an e-service website managed by Abu Dhabi Systems and Information Centre, ADSIC, continues to grow and witness widespread success across the UAE's capital in 2015. The continued high user-demand rates of the e-Government Portal comes after the success it had over the past two years in terms of scope, scale and the high quality of services it provides to all segments of society. Highlighting the Portal's continued success, Rashed Lahej Al Mansoori, Director ...  >>MORE

E-Government portal for GCC countries to be launched

Posted on 24/03/2015

RIYADH: The GCC e-Government Ministerial Committee will hold its fourth meeting in Doha on Tuesday. At the beginning of the meeting, the ministers in charge will launch the e-Government Portal for the GCC countries on the internet and mobile phones in both Arabic and English, in accordance with international standards and the new global practices and trends such as the promotion of e-participation and access to open government data. The first phase of the Portal includes information about ...  >>MORE

Mohammed bin Rashid sets up Dubai Centre for E-Security

Posted on 12/06/2014

Vice President and Prime Minister, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, in his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, has issued Law No. 11 of 2014, establishing the "Dubai Centre for E-Security". The centre will be a corporate body and enjoys legal status, financial and administrative autonomy. It aims to protect information, communication networks and government information system in Dubai. It also aims to develop and modify the use of necessary means in the e-security, and develop ...  >>MORE

Ministry of Finance announces e-connection of Abu Dhabi Government, Federal Financial Systems

Posted on 20/03/2014

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) announced yesterday that the Abu Dhabi and Federal Financial Systems have been electronically linked after meeting at its Headquarters in Abu Dhabi. The move aims to enhance financial policy coordination between federal and local government entities to refine fiscal alignment and economic balance at a state level. The meeting was attended by Younis Haji Al Khouri, Under Secretary of MoF, Saeed Rashid Al Yateem, Assistant Under Secretary of Resources and Budget ...  >>MORE

Abu Dhabi e-Government showcases advanced e-services as Sheikh Mohammed inaugurates GITEX in Dubai

Posted on 21/10/2013

Inaugurated by Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, GITEX 2013 witnessed on Sunday a combined participation from 12 Abu Dhabi entities under the Abu Dhabi e-Government umbrella. The event is held at Dubai World Trade Centre. The stand is hosted by Abu Dhabi Systems and Information Centre (ADSIC), the government entity in charge of Abu Dhabi's ICT agenda, and showcases the Emirate's futuristic e-services and ...  >>MORE

Dubai Land Department takes its e-Transformation to GITEX

Posted on 19/10/2013

The Dubai Land Department ( LD ) has announced its participation in the forthcoming GITEX information technology exhibition, which takes place between 20th-24th October at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The government body, which has just played a prominent role at the recently concluded Cityscape Global 2013, will be showcasing its latest smart e-Systems that have been designed to revolutionise its services and promote further investment in Dubai's real estate sector. Throughout GITEX 2013 - ...  >>MORE

Key UAE services to get more "mobile-centred"

Posted on 03/09/2013

The annual GCC Government Social Media Summit began August 2 and featured several thoughtful perspectives on the future of social media in the GCC. A keynote opening speech by the Director-General of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), Mohamed Al Ghanim, launched the two-day social media event. GCC Government Social Media Summit 2013 Chairman, Fadi Salem, Director Governance & Innovation, Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government, delivered a keynote address on ‘The Impact of ...  >>MORE

Mohammed bin Rashid renames Dubai e-Government Department to Dubai Mobile Government

Posted on 22/06/2013

With immediate effect, the name of Dubai Government's e-Government Department will change to Dubai Mobile Government (m-Government). His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has ordered the change of name in consistence of the post e-Government era initiative for 'Mobile Government' (m-Government) launched by His Highness in May, marking a significant breakthrough in the delivery of government services to the public ...  >>MORE

UAE Central Bank supports m-Government

Posted on 18/06/2013

The Central Bank of the UAE has hosted a meeting in support of the m-Government initiative launched on 22nd May, 2013. The meeting was attended by Sultan Bin Nasser Al Suwaidi, Governor of the Central Bank, with senior staff of the Central Bank, Ahmed Abdul Karim Julfar, CEO of Etisalat Group and some senior staff of Etisalat, Osman Sultan, CEO of Du, and Tirad Mahmoud, CEO of Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, representing the UAE Banks Federation. The meeting explored how best to remove obstacles to ...  >>MORE

From October: Get ready for one all-access ID pass to Dubai eGovernment services

Posted on 18/06/2013

Dubai eGovernment Department (DeG), has announced its readiness for transformation into a smart government in line with the initiative of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and its commitment to the instructions of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of the Executive Council. Ahmad bin Humaidan, Director General of Dubai eGovernment, said: "Sheikh Mohammed's ...  >>MORE

DED unveils app for registration

Posted on 03/06/2013

The Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai has unveiled a smart phone application for business registration and licensing in line with the Mobile Government (m-government) initiative of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The app will provide the public with 24/7 access to all federal and local government services in the UAE within the next two years. The app, which will be available on iPhones in the ...  >>MORE

Mohammed bin Rashid launches Best m-Government Service Award

Posted on 27/05/2013

The Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has launched the "Best m-Government Service Award", an initiative to motivate government agencies to provide innovative solutions in the field of smart phone applications, mobile websites and SMS. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed emphasised that "the launch of the new award was in line with the m-Government initiative which was launched last week to define the future e-government that will ...  >>MORE

Mohammed bin Rashid launches Mobile Government, ICT Fund offers Dh 200m in support of the initiative

Posted on 23/05/2013

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, yesterday announced the post e-Government era with the launch of the 'Mobile Government' (m-Government) initiative, marking a significant breakthrough in the delivery of government services to the public through their mobile phones, anywhere and round-the-clock. Emphasising the need to focus on measures to further enhance government services, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed called ...  >>MORE

Ministry of Finance and Dubai eGovernment sign agreement for adopting eDirham G2 services

Posted on 12/05/2013

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has signed an agreement with Dubai eGovernment Department for the eDirham G2 services to be adopted as a tool for collection of government entity fees in in Dubai. The agreement was signed by Younis Haji Al Khouri, Under-Secretary of Ministry of Finance, and Ahmad bin Humaidan, Director General of Dubai eGovernment at the Ministry of Finance headquarters in implementation of its strategic plan to expand the network of federal and local government entities using the ...  >>MORE

Ministry of Finance announces full launch of the e-Dirham G2 and closure of earlier G1 system

Posted on 27/02/2013

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) announced yesterday that as of Wednesday 27th of February, the first generation of the e-Dirham system will be suspended, while all data and calculations will be transferred to the second generation system instead. MoF calls on all partners and clients to utilise the new system, where it will enable all federal and local bodies that will adopt it to complete all necessary requirements and procedures in addition to providing e-systems that allow them to benefit ...  >>MORE

Dubai e-Pay collects Dh4.3 billion in 2012

Posted on 06/02/2013

The e-Pay portal of Dubai Government has registered brisk transactions collecting Dh4.3 billion (US$1.17 billion) through internet payments in 2012, latest statistics revealed by the Dubai eGovernment Department, showing an increase in demand and confidence in government transactions from customers. The over Dh4.3 billion from 3,322,278 transactions on the ePay portal in 2012 is a 13 per cent increase compared to 2011, while the number of transactions rose by 15 per cent. In 2011, Dh3.8 ...  >>MORE

UAE paves way for eTransformation

Posted on 05/11/2012

The UAE is investing heavily in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as part of an eTransformation initiative which authorities aim to implement at the federal level by 2014, Salem Khamis Al Shair Al Suwaidi, deputy director general of the Emirates eGovernment said. "The government has succeeded in paving the way for the eTransformation by setting up an advanced electronic infrastructure and providing appropriate legal basis across the emirates depending on a strategic framework ...  >>MORE

UAE among emerging e-Government leaders

Posted on 12/09/2012

In the United Nations' 2012 e-Government Survey, the UAE is ranked among the emerging leaders group in e-Government development, ranking at 0.73 EGDI (e-Government Development Index), close behind the world's top 20 leaders, topped by Republic of Korea with a 0.92 score. The UAE is thus joining the group of 25 emerging leaders for the first time, after developing at astonishing rates its electronic government services. "We had the biggest jump, from position 49 in 2010 to position 28 this ...  >>MORE

E-government database system launched

Posted on 04/09/2012

In the fast face moving industry for economic development, Ministry of Economy in cooperation of the information Economic Centre launches an electronic data base system that will serve the industry, Commerce, Tourism, Agriculture and Investment of the country which represent a fundamental axis of the national economy. The Economic Data Base System (DBS) was inaugurated and established in the presence of the Nasser Al Suwaidi Director of Licensing Department of the Ministry of Economy and the ...  >>MORE

UAE eGovernment forum proving to be a popular eParticipation channel

Posted on 03/09/2012

The UAE eGovernment forum is becoming a popular eParticipation channel for the citizens and residents of the UAE as even for prospective tourists and investors. The participants ask questions, raise issues and share views on a host of subjects such as visa matters, environment conservation and culture preservation. The forum is one of the several channels of eParticipation adopted by the UAE government and has been part of the revamped UAE federal portal www.government.ae since its launch in ...  >>MORE

Dubai eGovernment's ePay generates over Dh 2 billion in H1, 2012

Posted on 02/08/2012

The online payment services provided by Dubai eGovernment Department through the Internet and mobile phone for instant payment of government fees are experiencing increasing demand by the public with over Dh 2 billion collected in the first half of 2012 representing a 21% increase over the previous year. ePay enables customers to electronically settle their dues for various Dubai government services in a secure manner. Over Dh 2.07 billion through 1,641,556 transactions was collected through ...  >>MORE

UAE jumps 21 places in UN’s e-readiness survey

Posted on 01/08/2012

The UAE has advanced 21 positions in the global rankings to take 28th place as compared to 2010 and fifth in Asia mainly due to increasing digital literacy, according to the 2012 UN e-Government Readiness Survey. The report highlighted other notable achievements of Gulf states as compared to 2010. The survey is carried out every two years and takes a deep look into how countries around the world are progressing towards achieving true e-Government status. "Countries that lead the index and ...  >>MORE

Ajman Ruler establishes e-Government

Posted on 21/06/2012

His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, has issued an Emiri Decree, setting up the Ajman electronic Government. The move aims at facilitating the electronic transformation and enabling the government departments to benefit from the latest technologies and contribute to the digital society development, coordinate with government institutions on preparation, setting up and developing systems and programmes of the information technology. ...  >>MORE

Dubai applies for dotDubai TLD

Posted on 18/06/2012

Dubai eGovernment has applied to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) for the dotDubai geographic top level domain (TLD). Around 1900 organisations applied to ICANN, the US-based global organisation responsible for assigning various top level domains. Dubai eGovernment (DeG) applied to ICANN for the dotDubai top level geographic domain by demonstrating its operational, technical and financial capabilities and intends to provide further registration of dotDubai ...  >>MORE

Government.ae portal wins "Best Government Website" Award in the Middle East

Posted on 22/04/2012

The government.ae portal won the 1st place in the category of Best Government Website Award in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) within the Internet Awards contest held on the sidelines of the Internet and Mobile Show 2012 that ended recently in Dubai and was organised by Terrapin. Salem Khamis Al Shair Al Suwaidi, Deputy Director General for Information sector and eGovernment at the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), received the award in a grand ceremony in Dubai and ...  >>MORE

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UAE among top performers in E-Government Development Index 2016


UAE ranks 8th globally and 1st regionally in UN’s 2016 e-Smart Services Index


UAE's e-Dirham wins Special Merit Award for Government to Business and Customer Engagement


Ministry of Finance announces AED 2 billion revenue from e-Dirham in Q1


Ministry of Finance strengthens trust in e-Dirham security features


Dh8.2 billion of government services revenues collected through e-Dirham system in 2015


Ministry of Finance launches eD-Voucher


MoF announces results of the e-Dirham system performance for H1 2015


Abu Dhabi e-Government wins first-ever 2015 Smart Government Award


UAE banks' fee collection for e-authentication via e-dirham


UAE continues its reign as one of the Middle East's Leading Internet Economies: BCG e-Friction Index


Lubna Al Qasimi: MICAD seeks to translate aspirations of leadership for development of government services system


Abu Dhabi Systems and Information Centre unveils New E-Government Strategy during the 6th Abu Dhabi E-Government Forum


Al Mansouri expresses satisfaction at findings of report on e-government transition


UAE government services transactions using e-Dirham top Dh2 billion in H1, 2015


MoF signs agreement with Dubai Trade for adoption of e-Dirham services


Abu Dhabi e-Government Portal continues to witness widespread success


E-Government portal for GCC countries to be launched


Mohammed bin Rashid sets up Dubai Centre for E-Security


Ministry of Finance announces e-connection of Abu Dhabi Government, Federal Financial Systems


Abu Dhabi e-Government showcases advanced e-services as Sheikh Mohammed inaugurates GITEX in Dubai


Dubai Land Department takes its e-Transformation to GITEX


Key UAE services to get more "mobile-centred"


Mohammed bin Rashid renames Dubai e-Government Department to Dubai Mobile Government


UAE Central Bank supports m-Government


From October: Get ready for one all-access ID pass to Dubai eGovernment services


DED unveils app for registration


Mohammed bin Rashid launches Best m-Government Service Award


Mohammed bin Rashid launches Mobile Government, ICT Fund offers Dh 200m in support of the initiative


Ministry of Finance and Dubai eGovernment sign agreement for adopting eDirham G2 services


Ministry of Finance announces full launch of the e-Dirham G2 and closure of earlier G1 system


Dubai e-Pay collects Dh4.3 billion in 2012


UAE paves way for eTransformation


UAE among emerging e-Government leaders


E-government database system launched


UAE eGovernment forum proving to be a popular eParticipation channel


Dubai eGovernment's ePay generates over Dh 2 billion in H1, 2012


UAE jumps 21 places in UN’s e-readiness survey


Ajman Ruler establishes e-Government


Dubai applies for dotDubai TLD


Government.ae portal wins "Best Government Website" Award in the Middle East