Sharjah government entities display digital capabilities
A number of Sharjah government departments and entities unveiled a bundle of online and digital services and applications on the second day of the 38th Gitex Technology Week (Gitex 2018).
This participation is a translation of Sharjah's digital transformation goals, highlighting the Sharjah government's strategy that aimes at catalysing innovation, promoting efforts to reach customers anywhere and facilitating their transactions nd businesses.
Dr Rashid Al Leem, chairman of Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (Sewa), said Sewa's participation in Gitex 2018 will feature digital transformation and sustainability initiatives, including the smart metres installed across Sharjah. These metres help save time and effort as they manage and deliver data directly and securely, providing more accurate consumption rates as well as data relating to malfunctions and extra loads.
Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, chairman of the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA), said his department would launch a bundle of smart services, in line with the Sharjah Tourism Vision 2021.
"Our participation in Gitex 2018 is part of our strong belief in the importance of digitising tourism services, which would in turn bolster our visitor experiences," he said.
Khalid bin Butti Al Muhairi, director of the Directorate of Town Planning and Survey in Sharjah (DTPS), said DTPS plans to unveil many innovative e-services specifically designed to enhance customer satisfaction and lay the foundations for a new stage in terms of providing services.
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