United Arab Emirates : The World And World Class Ict Infrastructures

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United Arab Emirates considered to be one of the most advanced and world-class ICT infrastructures due to the highest investing in adopting and implementing ICT in its government (Al-Khouri, 2012). United Arab Emirates utilizes the world leading eGovernment program to develop its own initiatives with the consideration of the UAE federal level to transform all government services and make them available electronically through various channels. However, Government of UAE (2012) stated the vision of the Federal eGovernment Strategy as following: "Enhance the competitiveness of the UAE by adopting world class practices in all areas of eGoernment". As a result the United Nations (2014) report that United Arab Emirates ranked within the top 10 countirs in Western Asia and 32 globally and comes second after Bahrain within the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. The result comes as the clear vision and mission for the eGovernment to be carried as well as the consequences of the high GDP, high literacy rates, small populations and a keen desire by the Policy Maker to invest in and develop their online national portals, in returen the UAE government will offer their citizens advanced e-services and information accessible in an easy way. The United Nations (2014, 2012,2010) indicating the changes in the eGov EGDI and the ranking for the eGov of the UAE as the table (4) shows below:

TABLE 4. UAE ranking and EGDI changes
EGDI 2014 Rank 2014 EGDI 2012 Rank 2012 Rank…

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