Dubai has made it to the list of the world’s best-performing digital governments with a “Very High” rating in the Local Online Service Index (LOSI) 2022 issued by the United Nations as part of its bi-annual E-Government Survey. Dubai was ranked fifth globally and first in the Arab World in the Index.
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To enhance community well-being and economic sustainability and to solidify the UAE’s leading position at the global level, the Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority (TDRA) has launched the Digital Society Initiative to encourage awareness regarding the use and adoption of digital means to improve various segments of society.
In order to discuss strategy for blockchain and virtual assets in alignment with the Emirates’ economic strategy, the Abu Dhabi Blockchain and Virtual Assets Committee (ADBVAC) held its first meeting under the leadership of H.E. Mohamed Ali Al Shorafa, chairman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) and chairman of the Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA).
Bahrain’s Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) held a meeting with the Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA) and the Secretariat General of the GCC to follow up on directives by the GCC Smart Card Technical Team and discuss cooperation related to Information Technology (IT).
Etisalat UAE, branded as etisalat by e&, has integrated the UAE PASS login on the “My Etisalat UAE” app and portal (www.etisalat.ae), enabling all subscribers to seamlessly log in with their secure national digital identity details.
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