900,000 Jordanians activated digital identities via 'Sanad' app

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AMMAN — On Wednesday, the Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship stated that nearly 900,000 Jordanians have activated their digital identities through the government application ‘Sanad’ so far.اضافة اعلان

The ministry urged citizens to continue activating their digital identities to benefit from all the services provided by the application free of charge, Al-Mamlaka TV reported.

Through the application, users can access digital documents, personal information, and conduct various government digital services anytime, anywhere.

To activate the digital identity, the ministry explained that individuals can visit the nearest Sanad station located in all Jordanian governorates or use the application of several banks that the ministry has announced collaboration with.

Minister of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship, Ahmad Hanandeh also affirmed the ministry's commitment to the executive program of the Economic Modernization Vision (EMV) and the public sector modernization roadmap regarding digital transformation in the Kingdom, in line with the digital transformation strategy and plan approved by the ministry.

According to the public sector modernization roadmap, the government aims to reach 3.5 million activated digital identities and complete the automation of all government services by 2025.

Additionally, a survey on the usage and spread of communications and information technology in households in 2022 showed that 23.3 percent of individuals aged 18 and above who are internet users have accessed government e-services.

The survey, recently published by the ministry in cooperation with the Department of Statistics (DoS), indicated that three-quarters of individuals have not accessed government e-services. The highest percentage was for the Sanad government application at 67 percent, followed by government institution websites at 57.5 percent.

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