Tuesday, July 14, 2020

iGA, Municipal Councils & Capital Secretariat to Partner in the Development of eServices

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain – Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) Chief Executive, Mohammed Ali AlQaed received in his office at Isa Town the Chairman of the Capital Municipal Council, Mr. Saleh Tarradah, the Chairman of Northern Municipal Council Mr. Ahmed Al Kooheji, the Chairman of Southern Municipal Council Chairman Mr. Bader Al Tamimi and Muharraq Municipal Council Vice Chairman Mr. Hassan Al Doy. The meeting was conducted in attendance of iGA Chief of Channels Development Mr. Abdulla Al Jowder.

At the start of the meeting, Mr. Al Qaed commended the efforts taken by the municipal councils and the Capital Secretariat in developing the Kingdom’s municipal sector. He stressed iGA’s commitment to enhancing cooperation among all public sector service providers, including municipal councils, adding that the iGA looks forward to directing the combined efforts of these organisations towards improving the efficiency and quality of services provided to the public.

The meeting discussed methods of strengthening communication with the public, including the possibility of the remaining councils joining the Tawasul suggestions and complaints system, and developing the Councils’ and Secretariat’s eServices, in line with efforts to speed up the Kingdom’s digital transformation.

The Municipal Council and Capital Secretariat leaders praised the iGA’s role in supporting government institutions, and its cooperation with the councils in various fields, particularly those related to eServices and improving communication with the public.

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