Dubai 100% paperless Country: All internal, external transactions & procedures are now digital
The Emirate’s Crown Prince, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has announced that Dubai has become the world’s first government to turn 100 percent paperless Country.
He also pointed out that they focus on savings of 1.3 billion Dirham (USD 350 million) and 14-million-man hours.
On Saturday, the Crown Prince said in a statement, “The achievement of this target marks the beginning of a new stage in Dubai’s journey to digitize life in all its aspects a journey rooted in innovation, creativity, and a focus on the future.”
“This accomplishment also reinforces Dubai’s status as a world-leading digital capital and its status as a role model in designing government operations and services that enhance customer happiness,” he added.
He further added, “The new phase of Dubai’s digital journey will enable and empower future governments to meet the expectations of the residents of a thriving smart city and provide them with renewed opportunities for prosperity, sustainable development, and happiness.”
The Crown Prince and the Dubai government are keen to implement advanced strategies in the future to create and enhance digital life in the city in the future.
The Dubai Paperless Strategy was implemented in five consecutive phases, each of which enlisted a different group of the Dubai Government’s entities.
By the end of the fifth phase, the strategy was fully implemented across all 45 government entities in the emirate.
Following the Dubai government, the US, UK, Europe, and Canada have expressed plans to digitize government operations on a larger scale, which encompass government procedures and citizen identifications.
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