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About Abu Dhabi Systems & Information Centre
The Abu Dhabi Systems & Information Centre (ADSIC) was created as a Committee in October 2005 by Executive Council Decree No. 33, issued by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, and established as Centre in 2008 by Law No. 18. ADSIC’s role is to develop, drive and support various initiatives within the Government to transform government services in the Emirate. A key objective of this transformation is to establish a modern, efficient and citizen-centric e-Government platform to match the best in the world.
The Abu Dhabi Systems and Information Committee was overseen by a Steering Committee headed by HE Mr. Rashed Lahej Al Mansoori, and supported by two Committee members: Waleed Al Mukarrab Al Muhairi and HE Jumaa Mubarak Al Junaibi.
The Abu Dhabi Systems & Information Centre Mandate
The Centre is considered as the governmental party that owns the IT agenda of the Emirate, and has the authority to practice the following competences:
- Supervise the implementation of the e-Government program in Abu Dhabi Government entities.
- Sponsor initiatives and mature assets and competencies that it deems of critical importance for the e-Government project.
- Propose policies and technology standards for government and relevant entities to achieve a comprehensive quality in reaching the highest levels of efficiency, confidentiality, and safety in the e-Government project.
- Issue rules and guidelines regarding the implementation of IT policies and the technical specifications, and communicate them to all the Government entities.
- Submit the guidelines to the Council regarding the IT sector and the e-Government.