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Welcome to the website of Smart Dubai's activities at GITEX 2016




We at Smart Dubai Office are working tirelessly to implement an agenda and a roadmap targeting all sectors in Dubai City towards achieving new competitive world records at the level of Dubai's readiness and advancement. This comes in fulfillment of the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler Dubai, aimed at making Dubai the world's top city in all walks of life for the ultimate goal of bringing happiness to its citizens, residents and visitors as well as its vibrant business sector.

Our website dedicated to Smart Dubai's participation in GITEX Technology Week 2016 contains adequate information on Smart Dubai's pavilion, which encompasses 55 partners from government and private entities. The pavilion has been designed as a realistic model of Dubai City, which adopts technological innovation through applying the Smart Dubai Office's strategy all over the city with a view to making Dubai the happiest city on earth.

Visit us to spend delightful moments and live Smart Dubai's experience at Sheikh Saeed Hall at GITEX Technology Week 2016. Live the experience of smart life and discover more happiness opportunities in the city of happiness Dubai.


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Smart Dubai honours sponsors and government entities participating in its pavilion in GITEX Technology Week 2016

Nov 07, 2016

The Smart Dubai Office, the government entity officially charged with facilitating Dubai's citywide smart transformation, has honoured the sponsors and government entities which participated in the 36th edition of GITEX Technology Week 2016 through its 3,800-square-metre pavilion in which the innovative electronic and smart services provided by 56 government and private entities as well as the latest smart solutions, services and apps that became a reality in Dubai were showcased to the visitors.

Smart Dubai Government signs MoU for electronic payment with Department of Finance

Oct 23, 2016

The Smart Dubai Government Establishment (SDG) and the Department of Finance (DoF) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the second day of GITEX Technology Week 2016 for managing electronic payment services and relevant financial settlements. The MoU was signed by H.E. Wesam Lootah, CEO of SDG, and Jamal Hamed Al Marri, Executive Director of Central Accounts at the DoF in the presence of a number of officials from both sides

Smart Dubai launches DubaiNow, the unified service platform making city services even easier in Dubai

Oct 23, 2016

Smart Dubai has launched the online portal of DubaiNow, the unified services platform already available as a mobile app, during the third day of GITEX Technology Week 2016. The platform is the first to meet the daily needs of Dubai residents with more than 55 smart services available from 24 government and private entities in a single user experience, making city services more seamless and efficient for Dubai residents, and contributing to the vision of Smart Dubai.

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