Sharjah: The Government of Sharjah will participate in the upcoming GITEX Technology Week 2023 (GITEX). The global tech show is scheduled to be held from October 16 to 20, 2023, at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).
The Sharjah Government offers a unified platform overseen by the Higher Committee of the Sharjah Government Pavilion. The platform contains 11 government entities, each presenting 14 innovative projects and initiatives that leverage advanced technologies as well as adhere to the highest international standards to deliver government services in a modern way.
This aligns with the emirate’s visionary leadership, emphasizing technological innovation as a top priority. The goal is to elevate the quality of the services provided to individuals and businesses to enhance convenience, fulfill aspirations, and contribute to a sustainable future for the coming generations.
In preparation for the Sharjah Government’s participation in this pivotal event, the Higher Committee of the Sharjah Government Pavilion at GITEX Technology Week 2023 has organized an orientation session. Sheikh Saud bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Director of the Sharjah Digital Office and Chairman of the Committee, was present at the session.
This was dedicated to the government entities participating in the exhibition and served as an important assembly for the Committee at GITEX. It featured an informative workshop on the exhibition’s details, followed by a session on the nuances of protocol.
The Director also emphasized that, “we’ve made substantial strides in this transformative journey and are committed to accelerating our pace to accomplish further milestones; these endeavors ensure the delivery of world-class government services, aligning seamlessly with the nation’s strategic vision and goals, in line with UAE Centennial 2071.”
“The Sharjah Government Pavilion at GITEX Technology Week 2023 serves as a dynamic platform uniting 11 government entities, where they can showcase their most recent projects and initiatives that were meticulously developed and deployed within these entities to offer innovative solutions that bolster the efficiency of government operations and guarantee citizens’ and customers’ seamless access to government services, irrespective of their location or preferred time, quickly, conveniently, and securely. Our participation also aims to illuminate our forthcoming plans as we aim to forge an integrated and sustainable digital ecosystem to add an additional layer of quality into people’s lives,” Sheikh Sultan added.
Under the slogan ‘Towards a Sustainable Digital Future,’ which represents the Year of Sustainability and the emirate’s digitalization strategy, the Sharjah Government Pavilion in the Arena Trade Centre sets out to deliver a unique and engaging experience for the attendees.
The list of participating entities at the Sharjah Government Pavilion at GITEX 2023 encompasses a diverse array of organizations. It includes the Holy Qur’an Complex in Sharjah, the Department of Agriculture and Livestock, the Sharjah City Municipality, the Housing Department in the Emirate of Sharjah, the Municipality of Kalba, the Department of Planning and Survey, the Sharjah Antiquities Authority, and the Commerce and Tourism Development Authority.
The Central Finance Department, Sharjah Cyber Security Centre, and Sharjah Islamic Affairs Department are also part of this distinguished group.
Through its ninth participation in the exhibition this year, the Sharjah Government is looking forward to building on the successes it achieved during its previous participations. Last year, its pavilion attracted 8,119 visits and showcased 15 innovative initiatives and projects.