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Interior Minister pushes move towards digital transactions

KUWAIT: Kuwait Red Crescent Society workers distributed face masks and hand sanitizers for employees working at Ministries Complex on Tuesday, following their return to work as Kuwait entered the second phase of easing restrictions imposed due to the spread of COVID-19.

KUWAIT: Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Anas Al-Saleh affirmed on Tuesday the importance of continuing the digital transformation process in various ministry sectors in order to develop service offered to the public.

Saleh made those remarks during a meeting with Central Agency for Information Technology (CIAT) Director Haya Al-Wadaani and Deputy Director Ammar Al-Hussaini to discuss ways to develop the security database system and streamline the transition towards digital platforms. Saleh pointed out the necessity to consolidate efforts of state departments in order to develop the security and services technological system in coordination with CIAT.

In this regard, the minister stressed the necessity of forming a ‘working group of specialists’ in order to develop IT systems and simplify procedures related to completing transactions, while coming up with a comprehensive vision in order to achieve the desired goals.

The Interior Ministry’s Director General of the General Information Systems Department Brigadier General Tariq Al-Dossari, and a number of academics specializing in technology and communications attended the meeting. —KUNA

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