Dubai: «The Gulf»
The Abu Dhabi Government Pavilion at GITEX Global 2021 witnessed the launch of a number of innovative digital projects aimed at accelerating the digital transformation of the Abu Dhabi government and enhancing the quality of life of the Abu Dhabi community. Among these projects is the launch of an effective and integrated crisis management platform, which includes the new platform that The Center for Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management launched many components, including circulars, records, daily events, notifications and events, as well as the necessary mechanisms to raise the level of the event if necessary. In addition, the platform helps to collect and identify the necessary resources and capabilities to support the work of government agencies during crises.
The Abu Dhabi unified government services system “Tamm” also launched new unified digital payment solutions and means of the Abu Dhabi Pay initiative, which provides multiple payment options for paying government services fees within the “Abu Dhabi Pay” platform, in a move aimed at accelerating the entire digital transformation process amidst adoption On digital payment methods, away from cash circulation, in the payment of all government services fees in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The new digital payment solutions include a package of different payment methods, including the “Abu Dhabi Credit Card”, which was issued in cooperation with the First Abu Dhabi Bank, “Payment via the electronic link”, and the “Samsung Pay” feature.
Abu Dhabi payment credit cards provide a safe and smooth digital payment experience with a cashback guarantee of up to 12% on all transactions that are paid through the Abu Dhabi unified government services system “Tamm” and on purchases and fuel bills. The “Digital Payment Link” allows government agencies to facilitate payment methods for the customer by providing him with an immediate payment link for government services fees sent via SMS or e-mail.
Abu Dhabi Pay allows customers to take advantage of the payment service through Samsung mobile phones to conduct effective and secure transactions, becoming the first government platform in the UAE to provide the “Samsung Pay” service, one of the most used mobile payment services around the world.
The second day of the exhibition witnessed the launch by the General Administration of Abu Dhabi Customs of the “Hidden Customs” project, which is an interactive digital platform that allows agents and companies involved in customs clearance to track the stages of customs transactions and requests digitally from their sites without the need to visit customer happiness centers, in addition to reducing the time The time frame for completing self-decision procedures and transactions, which would enhance trade movement and achieve sustainable economic growth.
The second day also witnessed the launch of the “Intangible Heritage Register” project for the Department of Culture and Tourism in Abu Dhabi. The project is a portal under the CulturAll platform, which will be made freely available and shared to the public at any time with more than 1,200 heritage items registered and approved by official researchers. This big data will be the main focus for reviewing the proven elements that help decision makers to interact and preserve the heritage of Abu Dhabi and the UAE during the organization of any kind of events, conferences and mega celebrations. The Intangible Heritage Register aims to enhance efforts to preserve the intangible cultural heritage of a country.
In turn, the Department of Energy – Abu Dhabi launched a project to map the amount of energy and water use in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, which is based on the idea of implementing a panel that includes measurable geospatial data, so that it can provide the concerned authorities with the necessary and actual information regarding the intensity of electricity and water use in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and Al Ain . The objective of this panel is to display the quantity and intensity of electricity and water use in certain plots of land, sectors and regions in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and Al Ain and the extent to which it has changed over the years. The Department of Energy also launched the integrated water model project for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, which aims to prepare a model that works on the optimal utilization of the three water resources available in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, which are desalinated water, treated water and groundwater. The objective of this initiative is to enable the government of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi to test various short and long-term strategies aimed at preserving and maximizing the available resources.
During the first and second days of the exhibition, the Abu Dhabi government pavilion witnessed the signing of a number of agreements and memoranda of understanding aimed at strengthening cooperation and partnership relations between government agencies and technology institutions and companies, including a memorandum of understanding signed between the Department of Health and Hub71, which aimed to identify and agree on common areas of cooperation and its objectives between The parties, especially in the field of emerging technical projects in the health and digital fields, and support them through the channels of both parties. The memorandum was signed in the presence of His Excellency Dr. Jamal Al Kaabi, Undersecretary of the Department of Health, and His Excellency Badr Al Olama, CEO of Hub71.
A memorandum of understanding was also signed between the Abu Dhabi Governmental Academy and the Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence, in the presence of Mohamed Ghiath, Director General of the Academy, and Professor Eric Zing, President of the Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence. The agreement aimed to exchange experiences and joint cooperation between the two parties in the field of research and development in the field of artificial intelligence, and to organize practical seminars and joint workshops.
The Department of Municipalities and Transport also signed a memorandum of understanding with the Emirates Alliance for Technical Solutions on cooperation in the fields of modern technologies and their use in the field of inspection, health and improving the appearance of the city. The Department of Municipalities and Transport also signed an agreement with Microsoft, which aims to enhance cooperation in smart city initiatives, and develop and improve operations. The agreement was signed in the presence of Falah Al Ahbabi, Head of the Department of Municipalities and Transport.
For its part, the Department of Energy signed a memorandum of understanding with Huawei aimed at identifying and exploring opportunities for cooperation in the fields of energy, including developing measures to increase efficiency in the information technology sectors, developing a training program to raise the capabilities and competencies of the department’s employees, and developing a strategic roadmap for the deployment of artificial intelligence methods. In the energy sector, developing energy sustainability solutions. The agreement was signed in the presence of His Excellency Mohammed Al Falasi, Undersecretary of the Department of Energy, and Mr. Liu Liao, CEO of Huawei.
Finally, the Abu Dhabi Department of Health signed a cooperation agreement with the Department of Governmental Support, through which the launch of the “Government Health Platform” was announced, which was designed to provide the latest information on Covid-19 testing, vaccination and exemptions for employees of government agencies, reduce and prevent transmission of infection and maintain a work environment. healthy.
The tenth participation of the Abu Dhabi government in the “GITEX Technology Week 2021” comes under the slogan “The Government of the Future” and reflects the close cooperation between 31 government and academic entities to present 100 digital initiatives and innovative projects.
The Abu Dhabi government offers the experience of the virtual pavilion, which allows visitors and those interested to make a virtual visit to the pavilion from anywhere in the world and obtain details of the activities and events that are held under the umbrella of the Abu Dhabi government pavilion.
Dubai: «The Gulf»