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Jordan Wins Award for Best Government Service Mobile Application

February 16, 2016



His Highness Sheikh Mohammad the Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, and Emir of Dubai awarded Dr. Abed Al Razzaq Arabiyat, Managing Director of the Jordan Tourism Board, the award for the best mobile government service application during the World Government Summit. The award for best government service application in the tourism industry across the Arab world, was conferred upon the Jordan Tourism Board represented by Dr. Arabiyat, today the 10th of February2016 during the events of the last day of the 4th annual World Government Summit. The event, held in Dubai between the 8th and the 10th of February 2016, was attended by delegates from the international government and private sectors.

The best government service application aims to incentivize and motivate governmental parties to continue to provide innovative solutions in the field of smart phone applications including making 24 hour government services easy, simple and available. This will in turn reflect positively on the competence, transparency and effectiveness of all governmental agencies.

Dr. Abed Al-Razzaq Arabiyat, managing director of the Jordan Tourism Board, said: “The Jordan Tourism Board is considered one of the pioneers in the international tourism sector in terms of implementing information technology, digital marketing and social media strategies in its field. This award is a result of our hard and continuous work keeping up with this fast-paced and inventive field.”

The Jordan Tourism Board is currently working on following up this win with new creative and innovative ideas to better accommodate tourists, Jordanian and international tour operators. The mobile application is currently available in English and French for Android and iOS with new languages launching soon.