Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development holds annual Knowledge Forum
Knowledge Forum held under Innovation in Government Service banner
The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) has held its 14th annual Knowledge Forum.
The event, which was held under the banner of ‘Innovation in Government Service’, is intended to support knowledge exchange among government departments and the private sector and review experiences and practices.
This year’s event took place in the presence of the Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities - Al Ain Municipality, Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA), Sharjah Department of Economic Development, Abu Dhabi Municipality, and the Statistical Centre, Abu Dhabi.
Anas Al Otaiba, Acting Executive Director of Corporate Support Affairs at the ADDED, stressed that that the government of Abu Dhabi through its vision has adopted innovation and leadership in the government sector as a lifestyle and work system. He highlighted that this vision has become a beacon for not just ADDED but all government departments and authorities in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. He pointed out that organizing this forum is an important step. It drives one to look forward to the future of innovation in providing high quality digital government services and enhancing the coordination and integration between all different government authorities across all emirates of the UAE.
Al Otaiba added that digital services presented by authorities participating in the forum will contribute in supporting the culture of innovation as an effective tool in developing the government services and as an essential engine of economic development. This will in turn enhance the sustainability of the UAE and its excellence in all different sectors regionally and internationally as a global centre of innovation.