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Smart Dubai Government’s innovative app Dubai Now wins best app award

Dubai Now, Smart Dubai Government’s innovative app that features more than 50 smart services provided by 22 government entities, has won the “Best Government Mobile App of the Year” category at the “.GOV Awards 2016” held in Dubai.

The latest statistics of Smart Dubai Government reveal that ‘Dubai Now’ app has so far been downloaded 143,600 times from the Apple Store and Google Play. The app is constantly updated and customers can now apply for certificates of good conduct from Dubai Police and get smarter alerts enabled for mParking free timings.

The award-winning app offers customers a set of service packages built to meet their needs and assembled within sub-bundles that are classified into 11 categories to access services anytime and anywhere with ease and speed in one place.

The categories are Payments and Invoices, Public Transportation, Security and Justice, Health, Car Driving, Visas, Education Services, Islam Service, Business, Housing, and Public Services.

Dr Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr, Director General, Smart Dubai Office, said: “We aim to offer sustainable happiness to the residents of Dubai in line with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler Dubai, who has stated that ‘Making people happy is a task that can’t be delayed’ and therefore dedicate this award to him.

“Smart Dubai Government is working to make Dubai the world’s smartest and happiest city and has developed a unique plan for the city based on technological and smart innovations across four pillars and six strategic dimensions.


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