Dubai e-government's e-services director, Salem Al Shair has unveiled Dubai e-governments bold mission for year 2007 at the International Conference on Technology (ICT), Cairo.
The government is planning enhance the delivery of public services to the region by announcing 90% of all government services will be available by the end of this year. Dubai e-Government is displaying its portfolio of e-Services to the upper level of the Middle Eastern business community. Government is promoting the development of e-Governance throughout the region. The e-Governance system translates directly into good governance, developing a transparent relationship between citizens and governments where there is no place for corruption or ineffectiveness. Through Dubai e-Government's comprehensive web portal, citizens, residents, visitors and business enterprises can access more than 2,000 electronic services, including payment of traffic fines, payment of Municipality fees, applying for visas for friends and relatives, renewing health cards, company registration, among others. Government is planning to multi-channel approach of the initiative encompasses four broad elements, including the web portal, www.dubai.ae; the mobile portal, http://mobile.dubai.ae; mDubai, the mobile channel for communication with government departments via SMS, and the bilingual call centre, AskDubai.