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 Thursday, June 04, 2009

The government of Bahrain has introduced an e-government services that can be accessed through mobile phones. The mobile portal will allow anyone with a mobile phone to communicate with all government entities and avail of their services. The services are accessible through a mobile version of the national portal to WAP-equipped phones, in addition to other services available via text message. The initial phase of the mobile portal will include 11 basic government services, with 39 more to be rolled out by year’s end, taking the total to 50. The key services include enquiries regarding electricity bills and traffic contraventions, daily price index, flight information, school examination results and registration of complaints to government bodies.

Launching the mobile portal and CSCs are two of the basic components of e-government vision. By offering government e-services through multiple easy-to-access delivery channels, everyone is included, regardless of education, income, gender, age or nationality, with the aim to achieve quality and integration with a focus on customer satisfaction.”  said H.E. Sheikh Ahmed bin Ateyatalla Al Khalifa, the government of Bahrain’s Cabinet Affairs Minister and Supreme Committee for Information and Communication Technology member.

Source: Future Gov

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