DUBAI: His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Mohammed bin Zayed, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Office visited the Sharjah Government Pavilion at the GITEX Technology Week 2019, received by Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Qasimi Director General of eGovernment Department at the region’s premier technology event, which will run until 10 October.
UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi and UAE Minister of Community Development Hessabint Essa Buhumaid
Both the Ministers also toured the Sharjah Government’s Pavilion where up to 33 Sharjah government entities are showcasing their latest innovative initiatives, reflecting the ongoing digital transformational drive in the emirate.
In the meantime, Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Director General of the Sharjah Department of e-Government, received Sultan bin Abdullah bin Hadda Al Suwaidi, Chairman of Sharjah Economic Development Department, OhoudShehail, Director General of Ajman Digital Government, and Eng. Sulaiman Abdul Rahman Al-Hajri, Director General of Roads and Transport authority, a number of dignitaries, head of departments and representatives of government entities.
Dr. Aisha bintButti bin Bishr, Director General of Dubai Smart Government as she toured the Sharjah Government’s stand. They discussed ways of cementing cooperation in the field of technology transfer in order to accelerate the adoption of digital transformation by all UAE government departments with the ultimate goal of ensuring more efficiency, safety and customer happiness.
Keeping pace with the multi-faceted growth of digital transformation in the emirate, the Sharjah Government’s departments participating in the global event unveiled a range of innovative applications and services, reflecting the Sharjah Government’s strategy to stimulate creativity and innovation, and to enhance efforts aimed at optimising government work performance.
Commenting on the event, Sheikh Khalid said that the technological launches of the third day of GITEX 2019 promote the ongoing digital transformation drive initiated by the emirate, and supports growth and competitiveness across all Sharjah government’s departments and entities.
“The efforts exerted by all the emirate’s government departments inspire a positive spirit, and generate a great impact on the UAE society. In the same spirit and determination, we are moving steadily to make the UAE in general and the Emirate of Sharjah, in particular, a role model for excellence and adoption of innovation and creativity to ensure social welfare and economic wellbeing.” News Desk