The UAE Higher Committee for Government Digital Transformation, approved 6 transformational projects to enhance the UAE Government’s digital transformation, one of them being the Digital Assets Registry.

The Digital Assets Registry focuses on inventorying the digital assets of the UAE government, their validity, and the entities that own them, and measuring the extent of their use. This is the first registry launched by the federal government for tangible and intangible digital assets.

The meeting which was chaired by Her Excellency Ohood bint Khalfan Al Roumi, the Minister of State for Government Development and the Future, also announced other projects such as Government Technology Package, Government Software Platform, and Digital Project Standards Guide.

Her Excellency indicated that the new projects enhance the UAE’s readiness to play a pivotal role in promising future sectors, ensuring a safe digital transformation in line with future aspirations and directions.

The committee reviewed the UAE Government’s Digital Investment Report 2022 and approved the Digital Readiness Retreat for Government Leaders next June. It was briefed on a number of government’s pilot digital projects from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, and Ministry of Justice.

Her Excellency Ohood Al Roumi stressed that the first package of government digital transformation projects represents an important step in achieving the goals of ‘We the UAE 2031′ vision for the UAE to be among the top 5 countries globally in Digital Competitiveness Index, Smart Government, as well as strengthen its position in the top 3 countries in digital government services. H.E. Al Roumi noted that the committee is focusing on increasing the readiness and efficiency of digital government services and operations, and preparing proactive digital transformation policies and standards in the UAE government.