Bahrain to host GCC eGovt summit, award

04 November 2015

Bahrain will host the fourth GCC eGovernment Award, Conference and Exhibition 2015 on November 25 and 26 under the patronage of Prime Minister HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa. The Organizing Committee of the Information and eGovernment Authority explained that the conference is part of several key initiatives set up by the GCC eGovernments' guided strategies, which are adopted by the GCC eGovernment Ministerial Committee. This year's edition will be based on exchange of experience amongst countries in the field of eServices as well as honouring outstanding ventures with the purpose of improving the eGovernment services as well as strengthening the integration between the GCC countries.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> The topics and work papers will highlight the most important GCC eGovernment-related matters that are represented in big and smart data, integration of environmental information to support regional decision-making, government shared services, and smart social media.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> It will also showcase GCC experiences in the eGovernment field across a range of sectors such as justice, social development and many others.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> The &lsquo;GCC eGovernment Award' is organized in conjunction with the conference and exhibition where GCC government entities participate by showcasing their best practices in conducting the online transactions which are in line with standards set this year and aligned with the GCC vision.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> The evaluation process has been completed by a specialized committee which includes GCC eGovernment experts, a statement said.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Winners will be announced and honoured during the opening ceremony of the conference. &ndash; TradeArabia News Service