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Cabinet reviews progress in national digital transformation programs

Cabinet reviews progress in Jordan's digital transformation programs PETRA
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AMMAN — The Cabinet, led by Prime Minister Bisher Al-Khasawneh, on Wednesday reviewed the progress of the Kingdom’s digital transformation programs as part of the services axis within the Public Sector Modernization Roadmap.اضافة اعلان

Minister of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship, Ahmed Hanandeh, briefed the Council of Ministers on the achievements made under the Jordan National Digital Transformation Strategy and its implementation plan.

Hanadeh also highlighted the steps that will be taken in 2023 and the coming years to fully digitize government services.

Sanad applicationDuring the session, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra, Hanandeh also emphasized the e-government portal Sanad app and its e-services, which includes a digital ID, e-files, e-signatures, and e-payments. These services he said, allow citizens to access multiple services and documents through a single platform.

The minister reported that over 200 e-services and features have been launched on the Sanad platform for various government departments and ministries, including the police, judiciary, customs, land registry, energy, trade, industry, and youth sectors.

He added that approximately 2,400 services from 50 government institutions have been documented and completed, with 700 services approved for digitization and work underway to approve the remaining ones.

Government service centersHanandeh during the meeting also discussed the comprehensive government service centers that are set to be established nationwide.

The first pilot center launched in Amman's Mqablain area in September 2022, and hosted 15 government institutions and providing 45 government services.

The Cabinet also appointed Sami Kamel Daoud as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Jordan Post Company.

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