24 Jun 2024 16:54

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Digital Dubai wins 2 awards at WSIS 2024

Digital Dubai announced that it has won two prestigious awards at WSIS annual forum awards (WSIS 24), organized by International Telecommunication Union (ITU), with initiatives and projects presented by more than 193 countries.

The winning projects were announced during a special ceremony held at ITU headquarters in Geneva. Digital Dubai won two awards the “Smart Employee” application initiative in the category of ICT applications in all aspects of life, excelling 360 projects from different countries. The win came after a tough competition and e-voting process involving more than 2 million people. A thorough and thoughtful evaluation of the participating projects was then carried out by a competent jury. The “Be aware” initiative also won second place in media category.

Commenting on this, H.E. Matar Al Hemeiri, Chief Executive of Digital Dubai Government Est said: “Digital solutions and AI-enabled technologies offer a wide array of options that contribute to providing integrated digital experiences that meet customers’ needs and support the emirate’s vision of enhancing quality of life and well-being. Winning tow global prestigious awards reflects Digital Dubai team’s efforts to embrace innovation as a main pillar that grants an added value to our initiatives and enhance its quality and efficiency.”

“We would like to congratulate all the teams that have actively contributed to the digitalizing of life in Dubai and enhancing its competitive edge globally. This win constitutes a strong incentive and impetus for further efforts to provide more qualitative solutions to different clients in the government and private sectors, it also underscores our increasing interest in spreading community awareness and focusing on the importance of digitization.”

Its worth to mention that WSIS is an annual event attracts specialists in this field from all over the globe.

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