Start the application in the “best mobile government service” on Sunday




Preparing 63 student teams from various universities and approximately 16 federal government entity to compete for the best government service via a mobile phone, which will be open for the introduction of competition to the beginning tomorrow, Sunday, December 8 until the 12th of the same month.

The award is aimed at federal government agencies, local governments and State universities, in addition to the U.A.E. Arabic and world, where Emirati prize categories are divided into five main categories.

Divided into categories of award for best government service via mobile phone to the best service at the federal level, and the best service at the local level, and the best service at the Arab level, the best service at the global level, by the students.

The value is expected to award the best project for government service via mobile phone provided by University students in the UAE AED 1 million, organizers of the award apply in teams of two to six people a maximum of students attending universities in the State.

One team can make more than one application, that application runs in English or Arabic, or both, to be developed by the students themselves, and can provide a running application, or apply to work for one of the packages, the official application development tools for iOS or Android or BlackBerry or Windows phone.

And requires all applicants to the award of all categories, to provide businesses with video explaining the application and benefits of home video, but at least for one minute and no more than three minutes, and be high quality HD 1080p.

The organizers of the prize that all participating applications that are running any of the operating systems Android 4.0 and later, or iOS 5 and later, or BlackBerry 7.1 and later, or Windows phone 8, they will receive requests from official bodies, its website,, where the presentation model will be activated beginning Sunday.

Emirati Prize aims, which will select the winners based on a set of criteria including efficiency and effectiveness and ease-of-use and multiple jobs, stimulating and encouraging Government entities in the UAE and the Arabic countries to deliver innovative solutions in mobile and portable devices.

The UAE Government is trying through that prize to support “smart Government” in the State, ensuring access to government services around the clock to process and high efficiency, so as to meet the needs of clients and advising them of the importance of communicating with them anywhere and ensure high quality of life for UAE nationals and residents, according to a UAE vision 2021.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum launched the “smart Government” in May this year, which announced a post e-Government through the provision of government services on phones and mobile devices to customers, and in accordance with his vision in the provision of government services and facilitate their access to customers anywhere, anytime.

It is worth mentioning that the announcement of the results of the best government service via mobile phone will be during the second Intergovernmental Summit in Dubai, U.A.E. State from 10 to 12 February.
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