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  The 6th Meeting of the GCC Ministerial Committee for E-Government

GCC- Riyadh
The GCC Ministerial Committee for E-Government held via visual communication the 6th meeting on Monday, 20 July 2020. With the participation of the GCC Ministers responsible for the E-Government programs. 
The meeting chaired by HE HE Walid bin Falah Al Mansoori, Vice Chairman of the General Authority for the Telecommunications Regulatory of the United Arab Emirates.
At the beginning of the meeting, His Excellency the Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Dr. Nayef Falah Mubarak, Al-Hajraf, congratulated the GCC states on what they had achieved in the E-Government index, according to the United Nations e-government report for 2020. As the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Bahrain leading Arab and regional countries in the ranking of e-government. In addition to the great achievements made by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the ranking of this indicator, as well as the achievement of the State of Kuwait, the Sultanate of Oman and the State of Qatar in a very high ranking of this indicator. 
After that, the Ministers inaugurated the platform for analyzing cyber security malware, which aims to assist specialists in the field of cybersecurity to examine and analyze suspicious files and programs.
The meeting discussed the future directions of the committee based on the lessons learned from the Corona pandemic. Moreover, the report of the General Secretariat on what has been done regarding the implementation of their decisions at the last meeting. In addition to the initiatives of the second phase of the E-Government indicative strategy completed and approved the third phase initiatives to be implemented.
They followed-up of the implementation of joint digital services between the GCC states, which aims to enhance the role of E-Government in serving the GCC citizens and to improve the services provided to them in an easy way through a safe and effective environment.