Created in 2008 under the Patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Mubarak Al Khalifa, Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Supreme Committee for Information and Communication Technology (SCICT), the eGovernment Excellence Award is a strategic platform launched by the Information & eGovernment Authority to recognize and reward the Kingdom of Bahrain’s pioneering ICT initiatives.
Held once every two years, the Award brings together a range of national projects and initiatives to embrace ICT excellence in diverse areas through participations from the Public and Private sectors, as well as submissions by NGOs and citizens, furthering digital transformation to achieve the objectives of Bahrain Economic Vision 2030.
ICT innovations and applications have become major drivers of enhanced organizational performance, economic growth, and social change. The eGovernment Excellence Award aims to encourage and highlight these achievements, promoting originality in the digital world.
The Award was created in cooperation with independent industry specialists and experts from across the globe with the vision of setting a benchmark for the region’s ICT development, and encouraging new approaches to enrich and enhance technological advancements in the Kingdom.