Smart Dubai signs 20 partnerships at GITEX Technology Week

Agreements and MoUs with public and private partners to develop best-in-class services

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Smart Dubai signs 20 partnerships at GITEX Technology Week Smart Dubai has celebrated its participation at GITEX 2018.
By  Mark Sutton Published  October 18, 2018

Smart Dubai has signed 20 partnerships and collaboration agreements at GITEX.

Dubai's smart city agency announced that signed a number of agreements to forge partnerships with other government entities and the private sector, to develop best-in-class services to the community.

Smart Dubai collaborated with 59 Government entities and private companies in Dubai, who joined the exhibition under its umbrella and showcased ground-breaking smart government services that spread happiness among Dubai's citizens, residents and visitors.

The Smart Dubai Pavilion at GITEX Technology Week 2018 garnered local and international attention, with its displays exhibiting Dubai's sweeping progress in terms of smart transformation.

Among the agreements which were signed this week were MoUs with the Dubai Government Human Resources Department (DGHR) to collaborate on the Dubai Careers platform and to launch the Dubai Government Talent Management System. Agreements were also signed with Dubai Police and the Department of Finance to integrate efforts to combat cybercrimes and online fraud.

Smart Dubai also signed an agreement with the Supreme Legislation Committee to develop legislative activities to meet the requirements of Dubai's smart transformation. Another MoU signed with the Centre for Technology and Global Affairs at the University of Oxford seeks to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and expertise in advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), Blockchain, and big data, among others.

Her Excellency Dr Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr, Director General of Smart Dubai, lauded Smart Dubai's participation at GITEX Technology Week 2018 as a success, asserting that it had achieved its desired objectives to enhance the smart city experience, which people in Dubai have started to experience as a new reality, as well as to highlight the cooperation that has been taking place with various government entities in that regard.

"At GITEX Technology Week 2018, we shed extensive light on Dubai's pioneering smart experience, and underlined the achievements that have been attained so far, which bring us closer to establishing Dubai as the happiest and smartest city in the world," H.E. Dr Aisha said. "We have signed a significant number of agreements and partnerships that will play an effective role in setting clear visions for the future and maintain the happiness and wellbeing of all members of our community."

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