Qatar to Host 15th Meeting of GCC e-Government Executive Committee

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Qatar to Host 15th Meeting of GCC e-Government Executive Committee

Qatar, represented by the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (ictQATAR), will host the 15th meeting of the GCC e-Government Executive Committee on February 18-19, in the presence of executives and chairpersons of e-government authorities and programs in the GCC States.

The meeting, to be held at the Four Seasons Hotel Doha, aims at enhancing the technical cooperation and joint actions among GCC States, fostering exchange of expertise and knowledge in the field.

Several items related to the enhancement of e-government services will be discussed including GCC joint initiatives, as well as setting standards for GCC official web portals.

The Committee will also discuss the GCC e-government networks integration and the sectors that would benefit from such a network. The Committee will also listen to a report from the State of Qatar on developing a knowledge management portal among Gulf countries and work progress on this regard.

Reports and items on the common aspects of collaboration among member states in the area of e-government will be reviewed.

The Committee will also prepare the agenda for the fourth meeting of the GCC e-Government Ministerial Committee to be held in Doha this March.