Special Report: IT & Telecoms

October 2009
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;10/30/2009, Vol. 53 Issue 44, p35
The article informs that in the past six years Gulf states have embraced the idea of using technology to make government departments run more efficiently. E-government initiative has been launched by Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), in 2003, which has resulted in 2000 government services now being offered online. Yesser programme, an electronic portal to raise productivity and efficiency in the public sector, has been launched by Riyadh in January 2005.


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