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Record government presence at GITEX

GITEX Technology Week attracts record number of GCC government exhibitors

A record number of UAE government departments will be attending this year’s GITEX Technology Week, according to Dubai World Trade Centre.

The show has also attracted government departments from around the GCC, including Bahrain E-Government and Knowledge Oasis Muscat.

Helal Saeed Almarri, director general of DWTC said: “Governments across the GCC have a substantial amount to invest in the public sector and we are bringing leading global ICT companies to their doorstep. Many are looking to increase the connectivity and efficiency of their operations to further enhance the region’s services.”

Among the GCC government entities attending will be: Abu Dhabi Police Authority; Ajman Municipality, Centre for Documentation and Research; Dubai Airports; Dubai Airports Free Zone Authority; Dubai E-Government; Fujairah Free Zone Authority; H.H. The Ruler’s Court; Ministry of Health; Ministry of Interior Naturalisation and Residency Administration; Ministry of Justice; Ministry of Labour; Prime Minister’s Office; Ras Al Khaimah Free Zone Authority and Sharjah Free Zone.

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