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26,000 is the number of mPay users for Dubai eGovernment generating Dh15 million this year

Dubai eGovernment launched a new smartphones application that allow UAE customers to pay most of their utility, Etisalat bills, and traffic fines with a click, Hamad Bin Humaidan, Director-General of Dubai eGovernment announced yesterday.

“The aim of the new application is not to increase the number of eServices across government entities, while we are working to integrate all available services in one-stop-shop.”

This move comes in line with an initiative by Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to transfer Dubai into mobile government.

Highlighting the main role of the eGovernment, he said: “We are directing and supervising the implementation of the process of eTransforamtion in over 30 government entities.”

mPay services has been completely restructured by Dubai eGovernment to be compatible with smart phone requirements in terms of speed and smooth usage of the eServices, Bin Humaidan said.

The number of mPay users has been registered at 26,000 so far generating Dh15 million from nearly 53,000 transactions of mPay, according to Dubai eGovernement.

The application is available for free on Apple as well as Google Play stores. Customers just need to download and sign up for the first time only providing credit card details.

Bin Humaidan remarked that they are working with other government entities to integrate additional services to there app and portal.

Also Major General Mohammad Saeed Bakhit, Director of the General Department of eServices, said that this app will be automatically updated with all traffic information, fines modification and discounts.

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Autor(en)/Author(s): Zaher Bitar

Quelle/Source: gulfnews, 30.09.2013

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