Visited the headquarters of the Digital Dubai Authority
Maktoum bin Mohammed: With the vision of Mohammed bin Rashid, we are shaping our digital future
Maktoum bin Mohammed met with a number of DEWA leaders and employees. From the source
His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, First Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, stressed the importance of keeping pace with global developments in the field of digital technologies, which today constitute the backbone of modern life, and the main pillar of development and modernization efforts in various fields, so that doubling efforts to consolidate Dubai's achievements in the field of digital transformation, and taking advantage of the great opportunities offered by technology, remains a strategic priority to support the process of sustainable and comprehensive development in Dubai and the UAE.
This came during His Highness' visit to the headquarters of the Digital Dubai Authority, where His Highness was received by Talal Belhoul Al Falasi, and the Director General of the Digital Dubai Authority, Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori, who briefed His Highness on the most prominent programs, projects and strategic initiatives implemented by the Authority, as part of the plan to digitize life in Dubai, and make it the world's leading city in digital wellbeing.
His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum expressed his appreciation for the creative national competencies that had a clear role in enhancing the digital capabilities of Dubai and the UAE, saying: "The efficiency of Emirati cadres from the sons and daughters of the country, and their success in accelerating the pace of transformation to the digital environment, is a source of pride for all of us. They have proven that they are up to the responsibility, and the confidence of the leadership, who look forward to their further contributions and efforts in supporting the ambitious goals that Dubai holds for the future, to always be at the forefront of a model for development aimed at human comfort and achieving happiness and advancement."
His Highness called for benefiting from Dubai's pioneering assets, including great national expertise, specialized talents and competencies from around the world, strong infrastructure and advanced and flexible legislative frameworks, as well as attention to innovation and creative ideas, openness to advanced global experiences, and keeping pace with changes, so that Dubai and the UAE will always remain an inspiring model in development and development.
In a tweet, His Highness said: "I visited the Digital Dubai Authority and was briefed on its most prominent projects. DEWA's efforts in leading digital transformation are reflected in all aspects of life in Dubai. Today, we live in the UAE and Dubai, following the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, which raced against time and achieved our digital achievements to make people happy, and with his vision we draw the features of our digital future."
During his visit to DEWA's headquarters, His Highness the First Deputy Ruler of Dubai met with a number of DEWA's leaders and employees, where he listened to a detailed explanation of the progress of work and the latest strategic projects implemented by DEWA, and the desired objectives behind them.
Support and encouragement
For his part, the Director General of Digital Dubai Authority, Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori, expressed his deep thanks and appreciation for the attention, support and encouragement given by His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to the Authority and its employees, and his pride in this generous visit, which in itself constitutes a source of great motivation and encouragement for the work team to continue efforts to reach new heights of achievement.
He said: "The visit of His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid to DEWA reflects the leadership's interest and keenness to follow up on the progress made in the field of transition to the digital environment, and to confirm Dubai's leadership in this regard. His Highness' wise guidance, encouragement and motivation to the team represent a new starting point for DEWA towards more achievements that meet the expectations of our leaders, and reinforce Dubai's leadership as an inspiring global model in inclusive digital life."
During the visit, His Highness the First Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance listened to an explanation of the most important qualitative projects of the authority, most notably the "Dubai Panel" project, which is an analytical panel that provides decision-makers with a comprehensive real-time view of the most important vital indicators of the city, and covers several aspects related to Dubai's position as a global city.
His Highness was also briefed on the "Digital Balance" initiative, which contains an integrated and comprehensive system to achieve balance and harmony among individuals in their interaction with digital influencers in the Emirate of Dubai, with the aim of enhancing the quality of digital life, and is one of the unique initiatives of its kind at the level of cities in the world.
His Highness also listened to an explanation of the "Dubai Transaction Indicators" initiative, which monitors the level of performance of government services, through a dashboard that helps decision-makers measure the performance of government agencies' services in Dubai in real time.
Dubai Digital Authority Umbrella
The Dubai Digital Authority brings together the expertise of four government entities: Dubai Electronic Security Center, Dubai Statistics Center, Dubai Data Corporation, and Smart Dubai Government Establishment, to ensure that the concerned authorities join efforts to achieve the vision of the wise leadership to make Dubai a global digital capital.
First Deputy Ruler of Dubai:
"The efficiency of Emirati cadres of the homeland and their success in accelerating the pace of transformation to the digital environment is a source of pride for all of us."