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Sharjah attends Gitex with new projects and services


A Sharjah delegation attends the Gitex Technology Week in Dubai.

Sohaila Ahmed, Staff Reporter

In line with the concept of ‘digital transformation’ and align to enhance the electronic services provided, the Government of Sharjah participated in the 39th edition of Gitex Technology Week 2019, which is the most prominent technology event in the UAE and the region. The five-day event opened on Sunday at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

Under the umbrella of the Sharjah Government, up to 33 departments and government agencies are participating in Gitex this year and unveiling new projects and services that underpin the concept of digital transformation, which now represents a fundamental pillar upon which the strategies adopted by the Government of Sharjah is based in order to ensure more accuracy and transparency in public services.

Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Director General of Sharjah e-Government Department, said, “Under the leadership of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, the Emirate has established itself as one of the most technology savvy cities in the world to streamline digital transformation and ensure the development of all electronic services we provide.”

“The participation of the Sharjah Government in Gitex Technology Week 2019 is a valuable opportunity to shed light on the achievements we have made in the field of digital transformation. All the participants from the emirate will unveil and exhibit new services and innovative applications to thousands of visitors at the event,” Sheikh Khalid added.

On the first day of the exhibition, the government entities of the Emirate of Sharjah displayed their electronic services, digital solutions and innovative smart applications that have enhanced their customer’s experience.

“The reputation of Sharjah as a leading pilot city places greater responsibility on the e-Government Department to support the emirate’s digital renaissance that has boosted its development process and provide outstanding services to all segments of society,” said Sheikh Khalid.

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