SAK wins Sheikh Salem Al Ali Al Sabah Informatics Award

Doha: Minister of Justice and Acting Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs H E Dr Issa bin Saad Al Jafali Al Nuaimi on Monday received the Sheikh Salem Al Ali Al Sabah Informatics Award 2018 for the Government Sector after the Kuwaiti Foundation awarded ‘SAK’ project, implemented by Ministry of Justice.

The project aimed at developing the real estate registration and documentation systems, and converting them from the traditional paper system to the a modern online and secured one. The Minister received the Award at the annual ceremony held under the patronage of Amir of Kuwait H H Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah.

On the occasion, the Minister expressed pleasure with the Ministry of Justice’s winning of the award, which confirms the advanced status of this national project. He pointed out that the victory of the SAK project confirms the success of government plans in Qatar despite all the challenges as well as its pursue of the strategic plan of the Qatar Digital Government 2020.

He said that the award reflects the pioneering role of the State of Kuwait and His Highness’s vision in supporting joint Arab action and providing means to promote development projects and encourage them in various fields, especially those related to developing and enriching digital programmes and integrating them into government work plans and projects.

The Award aims to enhance the skills of informatics and creativity, preparing youth to contribute to the development of information culture, develop and highlight Arabic digital content, stimulate competition, excellence and innovation in IT.

The Award also meant to activate the role of information culture in society, utilise information technology to identify important community issues, sensitise the community to sound information practices and increase the degree of community readiness for digital processing.

The Ministry launched the project in line with e-Government 2020 Strategy to create an electronic system that connects all components of the real estate system in the country, and depends on the computerisation of all the procedures of real estate registration and documentation in such a way that makes it easy for the user to obtain the required information and access services at the right time and place.

Source: The Peninsula Qatar