Ajman’s DoF wins recognition for its digital transformation initiatives

By Amirtha P S, Desk Reporter
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Ajman’s Department of Finance (DoF) has secured the ‘Most Innovative Digital Initiative in Finance 2021’ award from the Global Business Outlook, a UK-based publication dedicated to covering vital industry sectors.

The award was given in recognition of the initiation of Ajman DoF’s digital wallet and contributions in supporting digital transformation. 

The award comes in line with the DoF’s efforts and its innovation-based strategy, under the directives of H.H. Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman and Chairman of Ajman Executive Council and Ajman Vision 2021 that focuses on positioning the emirate as a major contributor to the progress of the UAE.

Sheikh Ahmed bin Humaid Al Nuaimi
Sheikh Ahmed bin Humaid Al Nuaimi
Chairman – Ajman DoF

“The digital transformation initiatives in the emirate have resulted in facilitating and providing various smart services to all government departments. What we are witnessing in the development of modern technology and the launch of several innovative initiatives represent a qualitative leap in upgrading the services provided to the public and reflect Ajman DoF’s keenness to ensure continuous development, in line with the vision of Ajman government.”

The award criteria included studying the best practices adopted by the candidates to keep up-to-date with developments in the technology sector, and their ability to benefit from them in providing smart digital solutions that would ensure smooth procedures and processes.

Commenting on this new achievement, Mr. Marwan Ahmed Al Ali, Director General of Ajman’s Department of Finance, stated, “Winning this award is a result of implementing innovative and creative standards in providing our smart services. This milestone also comes in the line with the Department’s strategic goals to maintain the leading position of Ajman and the UAE in general in the field of digital transformation.”

Using the Ajman Wallet, the government customers of the emirate and UAE residents can pay for various government services, as well as utilities such as telecommunications and electricity through the ‘AjmanOne’ mobile app.

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