DSG honours public and private partners

Ceremony held to recognise progress towards Strategic Vision 2014-2017

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By  Mark Sutton Published  February 1, 2015

Dubai Smart Government (DSG) has hosted an awards ceremony to honour its key partners from the government and private sector.

The ceremony, which was held at the InterContinental Dubai Festival City, acknowledged 34 government agencies, three federal ministries, and more than 30 private sector companies for their role in achieving the Strategic Vision 2014-2017.

The event was held in the presence of H.E Eng. Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General, Dubai Municipality; H.E Younis Haji Al Khoori, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Finance; H.E Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs and senior officials of the honoured public and private sector organisations.

The awarding ceremony was attended by DSG's senior management, including HE Ahmed Bin Humaidan, and Marwan Bin Haider, Executive Director of the Planning and Development Department. In his speech, HE Bin Humaidan welcomed the attendees and praised the efforts of all stakeholders from the public and private sectors in implementing the vision of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai of a ‘smart' government and the emirate's transformation into the city of the future. He also commended their endeavors in realising the directives of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, to accelerate the ‘Dubai Government Towards 2021' initiative to achieve the government's ultimate goal of facilitating the lives of its citizens and residents by providing them with easy access to government services through smart devices.

In his speech, HE Bin Humaidan praised the spirit of cooperation and coordination that prevails between DSG and the government entities on one hand and the private sector on the other. He emphasized that the government departments should benefit from the capabilities and infrastructure owned by DSG along with the expertise possessed by the private entities.

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