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The CEO of Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority confirms the government's keenness to keep pace with digital transformations

Posted Date: 12 Nov 2019

CEO of the Communications and Information Regulatory Technology Authority of Kuwait Eng. Salim Al-Ozainah verified political leadership and government are keen to keep pace with digital transformation in order to build a society based on smart electronic services.
This came in a speech on the opening of the seventh e-government forum entitled (modern trends of smart government), which is sponsored by His Highness Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, the Prime Minister, and will continue until 14 November.
On July 8, 2019, the Cabinet issued its Resolution No. (911) on the formation of a committee to prepare the national plan and information technology policies to review the challenges faced by the government agencies concerned with technology and its challenges.
He pointed out that the Forum supports the turning point in the framework of the efforts of the Government of Kuwait to provide smart services in addition to the support and development of young capabilities that will benefit all citizens. For her part, Director General of the Central Agency for Information Technology Haya Al Wadani said in a similar speech, that we live in the world of development and growth and the rapid challenges in the field of technology which requires us to keep pace with change and overcome the challenges.
She stated that these challenges require us to develop our capabilities, skills and work procedures to enable us to bring our government services to better levels comparable to developed countries in this field.
Al-Wadani pointed to the magnitude of these challenges that require the collaborative efforts of the public and private sectors, praising the cooperation of other government agencies with the Central Agency for Information Technology to enable their services to reach the smart government.
She pointed out that the Forum will hold two workshops for government agencies specialized in information technology, one dealing with an integrated automated program to follow up on strategies and performance measurement in institutions and the second to provide practical applications for the use of artificial intelligence technologies.

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