Nominations open for 2019 Digital Government Excellence Awards Sep 18, 2019 0 355 12345 Tribune News NetworkDoha The Qatar Digital Government (QDG) Steering Committee has opened nominations for the 2019 Digital Government Excellence Awards as part of its efforts to support digital transformation in Qatar. This comes in line with the objectives set by its 2020 Strategy. The awards aim to highlight the best government entities that deliver outstanding achievements resulting in a significant transformation in the daily operations and growth of the nation’s digital economy.The awards also aim to instill a culture of excellence and positive competition between government entities in the field of digital transformation by harnessing modern communication and information technologies to provide the best digital services and solutions to the public.Government entities can submit their entries on the awards portal: www.qatardigitalawards.gov.qa, after checking the categories for the relevant award. Nominations can be submitted until October 8, 2019.Commenting on the awards, Hassan Jassim al Sayed, assistant undersecretary of Government Information Technology Sector at the Ministry of Transport and Communications, said: “This year, the awards celebrate the innovation and excellence of the use of Information Technology (IT) in the government sector, as we believe that successful IT initiatives significantly encourage innovation and the enhancement of the institutional performance of government entities. “In recognition of government entities’ contributions to Qatar’s digital empowerment, we invite all government institutions to participate in these prestigious awards to highlight their key achievements that can contribute to the growth of the country’s digital economy and enable Qatar to be one of the leading global centres in the field of digital technology.” He added, “Entries will be evaluated and initiatives will be selected by a neutral panel of jury members, consisting of local and international experts in the e-government field based on various criteria, including innovation in delivering services, benefits offered to users and the extent to which those services have achieved the targeted objectives.”The award ceremony will take place in Doha in November 2019. Pages 12345 RELATED ARTICLES FM RECEIVES MESSAGE FROM VENEZUELA FM Sep 18, 2019 0 592 Hammadi Meets Ambassador of Serbia Sep 18, 2019 0 601 Msheireb Properties awarded for promoting nationalisation efforts Sep 18, 2019 0 751 ‘Oktoberfest’ returns to InterContinental Doha Tribune News Network Doha Running for more than 10 years, the world-famous Bavarian festival, ‘Oktoberfest’, will return at the iconic InterContinental Doha for two weekends in a row in October. The event will be held on .. Shaikha al Jufairi named brand ambassador of ‘Screen for Life’ Tribune News Network Doha IN a move to enhance its breast and bowel cancer screening awareness outreach, the Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has joined hands with pioneering Central Municipal Council (CMC) .. Australian Embassy staff donate blood to support community Tribune News Network Doha THE Australian Embassy staff visited Hamad Medical Corporation’s Blood Donation Center on Monday to donate blood. On the occasion, Australian Ambassador to Qatar HE Jonathan Muir said, “I was .. Ministry launches website to promote traffic awareness among children QNA Doha The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Tuesday inaugurated a new website, ‘Policeman My Friend’, to promote traffic awareness among children and enhance their traffic culture in general. Director of Traffic .. Vodafone introduces new recharge cards Vodafone Qatar on Tuesday unveiled a new and simpler way to recharge for its Prepaid customers with the introduction of new recharge cards that allow services such as Data, Flex, Credit or International calling, all from .. 2013-16 Ford Fusion recalled Tribune News Network Doha The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI), in cooperation with Almana Motors Company, dealer of Ford in Qatar, has recalled of Ford Fusion models of 2013-2016 due to a transmission glitch ..