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MENAFN - Arab Times - 15/02/2014
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(MENAFN - Arab Times) Kuwait's Ministry of Commerce and Industry was declared Wednesday the winner of the best mobile-government service in the Arab region by the Government Summit which concluded in Dubai today. In a big ceremony, the award was presented to Deputy Prime Minister and Commerce and Industry Minister Dr Abdulmuhsen Al-Madaj, the Ministry's Undersecretary for Technical Assistance and Planning Fawaz Al-Shalal and Head of the anti-commercial fraud Rashed Al-Hajeri. "The Ministry has started providing mobile services to people and it plans to continue and to expand the experiment to all its departments," Al-Madaj told KUNA after receiving the award. He pointed out that the mobile services have greatly helped people complete their transactions in the least efforts and time


Al-Madaj thanked the Ministry's talented staff who developed such technical solutions and mobile services. The "Best m-Government Service Award" is an annual award that stems directly from the newly launched Mobile Government vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai which aims to stimulate and encourage government entities to provide creative and innovative slutions via smart phone applications and mobile phones. It will also ensure access to government services around the clock that are easy, efficient and transparent to meet the public needs and exceed their expectations. The award is open for UAE Federal government entities and local government entities in addition to governments from the Arab region and the World


The m-Gov award focuses on any government service delivery solution provided via your mobile phone using any of the following means: smart phone applications, mobile web solutions and SMS solutions. The Government Summit is a global platform dedicated to the improvement and enhancement of government services and related opportunities. It is a forum for the exchange of new and innovative thinking in the field of improving citizen happiness, the future of government services and transformative governments, that can adapt to the expectations of citizens across the globe. The Summit strengthens international cooperation between public and private sectors. A total of 3,500 personalities, including 60 international speakers from high-level government officials and key decision-makers, from 60 countries attend the summit held during the period Feb 10-12


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