Dubai eGovernment and Tejari, have recently signed an MoU to cooperate in supporting Dubai Government’s strategy of integration, which is in line with efforts to consolidate Dubai’s stature in the global community. The agreement was signed by H.E. Ahmed Bin Humaidan, Director General of Dubai eGovernment, and Suhail Al Banna, CEO of Tejari.
The agreement focuses mainly on the exchange of resources, experiences and expertise to enhance the integration between the Government Resources Planning Systems provided by Dubai eGovernment and the e-Procurement program provided by Tejari. Within the framework of the new partnership, the two parties agreed to jointly organise technical workshops, which will discuss integration and development and will be attended by representatives from different government departments.
Also attending the MoU signing ceremony were Wissam Lootah, Assistant Director General, Huda Al Hashimi, Director of GRP Department, and Shadi Diab, e-Procurement Manager, on behalf of Dubai eGovernment; and Imtiaz Ali, Director of Advisory Services and Business Development, and Nisreen Moosa, Senior Consulting Services Executive, on behalf of Tejari.
Bin Humaidan welcomed the strategic partnership with Tejari as an important step towards strengthening integration and collaboration between government departments on one hand and its suppliers on the other, realising one of the most important priorities of the government. He further stated that the partnership seeks to enhance electronic services according to the highest standards of efficiency, safety and reliability, in line with the Dubai eGovernment’s “customer first” strategy.
“It is important that we cultivate cooperation as we continue to integrate Government Resources Planning System, expanding the scope of application and integrating procedures at various government departments. This will enable the government to enhance the speed, efficiency, effectiveness and ease in doing government transactions, which are optimised to meet customer needs and help accelerate the digital transformation of Dubai,” said Bin Humaidan.
For his part, Suhail Al Banna, praised the efforts of Dubai eGovernment in leading the development of electronic services and improving government performance in line with best practices and global standards. He further underlined the commitment of Tejari in promoting cooperation with Dubai eGovernment to support the process of integrating government eServices, Government Resources Planning System, e-Procurement and in realising their shared goals and aspirations of strengthening Dubai and the UAE’s leadership in the region in the field of eTransformation.