DIGAE Concludes in Dubai
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Dubai International Government Achievements Exhibition (DIGAE) organized by the Dubai Government Excellence Program (DGIP) of the General Secretariat of the Executive Council of Dubai concluded on Wednesday 11th April. DIGAE was held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and witnessed a wide-ranging participations and various events, including showcasing of many government innovations and artificial intelligence.
Hazza Khalfan Al Nuaimi, Acting General Coordinator of the Dubai Government Excellence Program, stated: "The significant aspect of DIGAE this year is the weighty participation of local, regional and international government entities. This indeed reflects the attentiveness shown by the governments of the developed world to Dubai's lading experience in distinguished government work and its keenness to gain advantages out if this experience to realize outstanding successes and promoting the performance of its staff and departments. This year, DIGAE attracted 86 exhibitors where 24 of them represented Gulf government bodies, 21 represented international bodies and the remaining exhibitors were from UAE federal and local authorities."
Part of DIGAE activities, the Dubai Public Prosecution unveiled a smart initiative called "Smart Bail" which allows the storage of persons' data electronically without the need to withhold their passports. Consistent with the initiative, persons released by the Public Prosecution on bail will no longer need to hand over another guarantor's passport irrespective that the person is one of the released person's relatives or friends; yet more there is no requirement to withhold their passports as the Public Prosecution will only keep a record of their names in the travel ban list without having to hold their passports.
Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has announced its success in employing the latest artificial intelligence technology at one of its medical and occupational health examination centers. DHA emphasized that the new technology reached an accuracy score in X-Ray screening by 95% without human intervention. This will enable the medical centers to complete radiology screening by adopting artificial intelligence at higher rates in the coming period.
DHA displayed to the visitors of its platform in DIGAE a package of smart applications such as Hayati which targets diabetes patients to help them manage, control and get along with it and taking advantage of reliable information offered to patients to guide on their long journey with the disease. Smart Mazad mobile application is the first of its kind at the level of government departments and institutions in Dubai which is actively contributing to offering investors opportunities to participate in various DHA biddings, such as: renting premises and spaces within DHA facilities and properties or the sale of surpluses of medical and technical equipment.
The platform of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) at Dubai International Government Achievements Exhibition (DIGAE) received a number of diplomatic and official delegations. Paul Fox, British Consul General, Magobo David Magabe, Consul-General of South Africa in Dubai, Kouji Adashi, Japanese Deputy Consul General, Kyte Starkie, the Canadian Commercial Commissioner viewed the stand and learnt about PCFC's latest innovations and projects. Abdullah Mohammed Al Khaja, Executive Director of Clients Management Division briefed the visitors on Dubai Customs' efforts and initiatives supporting Expo 2020.
Based on the themes displayed by the Dubai Land Department (DLD), it stressed DLD's dedication to be in full harmony with the government's vision to transform Dubai into the happiest city for all citizens, residents, visitors and to be the smartest city offering all its services with ease.
For his part, Judge Abdul Qader Mousa, Chairman of the Rental Disputes Center (RDC), the judicial arm of DLD, said that work in RDC is underway to transform its systems into smart ones and major developmental achievements in this regard were completed.
The Dubai Airport pavilion has received great attention from stakeholders and decision makers who are interested in smart solutions, particularly in aviation sector. The Dubai Airport exhibited four innovative solutions and initiatives to enhance the passengers' experience and improve the quality of services provided.
As part of its Smart Statistics System, Dubai Statistics Center (DSC) launched an improved version of the statistical map that include tracking and monitoring the researchers and field workers geographically and issuing statistical reports. The map provides a population database of households, houses and buildings according to the geographical distribution in Dubai.
DSC also launched the upgraded version of the Statistics Sources System that enjoys numerous features, including among many the provision of detailed data and new matching rules of the entered data.
Noteworthy, numerous government bodies of Gulf countries, Arab States and East Asia participated in DIGAE with the aim to enhance cooperation and exchange experiences with local and international authorities, as well as to gain advantage of the experiences of Dubai institutions and exchange experiences with them.