Hassan al-Sayed: 270 mn transactions completed via QDG in 5 years

Hassan Jassim al-Sayed, Assistant Undersecretary of Government Information Technology Sector at the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC), affirmed that the vision of Qatar Digital Government aims to support government entities in order to achieve integration in all services the government provides in the country, through the activation and acceleration of digital transformation for all e-services provided, in line with Qatar Digital Government (QDG) 2020 Strategy and Qatar National Vision 2030.

Al-Sayed clarified that the transactions of Qatar Digital Government leaped in the past five years as they doubled by 12 times and reached nearly 270 million transactions between 2014 and this year. This came by doubling the available services from only 194 in 2014 to nearly 2,604 currently existing services, and the number is on a continuous rise as many new services are regularly launched.

He pointed out that Qatar’s e-government steering committee, chaired by HE the Minister of Transport and Communications, has been keen since its establishment on urging all government entities to set plans for digital services and supervise their implementation.

As for the future projects of MOTC, Hassan al-Sayed unveiled several projects, including e-Document Security Project, aimed at empowering customers to print public documents any time in a secure and reliable way, while ensuring the validity of the e-documents and preventing fraud.

The list of future projects of MOTC includes the launch of Open Data Portal, Self Service Machines Project, e-Payment Gateway Development Project and e-Government Tenders Project.

Source: Government of Qatar