Sunday, September 22, 2019

Bahrain participates in the 21st GCC eGovernment Executive Committee Meeting in Riyadh

Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) Acting Chief Executive, Shaikh Salman bin Mohammed Al Khalifa headed Bahrain’s delegation to the 21st GCC eGovernment Executive Committee meeting, hosted in Saudi Arabia, Riyadh on Tuesday, 4 September which is attended by chief executives and general managers of GCC eGovernments.

During the meeting, the Committee reviewed the implemented resolutions of the General Secretariat report, and discussed several topics, including the follow-ups on the implementation of GCC eGovernment strategy initiatives, and recommendations on enriching and updating the online content of the GCC eGovernment portal.

The committee discussed the outcomes of the technical team meetings and adopted recommendations presented on its agenda. The committee was also briefed on the progress of information security plan in the event of emergencies taking place in GCC entities.

The Kingdom of Bahrain delegation showcased the strategy performance measurement model for the eGovernment strategy of GCC countries which is currently now being adopted.

The conducting of this meeting on regular basis aims at enhancing collaboration mechanisms, benefiting from GCC experiences, exchanging of experiences amongst one another in the eGovernment field resulting in various important recommendations that enhance the level of eGovernments in the GCC.

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