Qatar wins the WSA 2021 in the category Government, Citizen Engagement


Doha: The State of Qatar has won the Global Digital Innovation Summit 2021, in the category of government and citizen engagement, thanks to the “TASMU platform”, which is the basis of the digital infrastructure of the Smart Qatar.

The TASMU platform was selected and nominated from among 40 winners, five for each of the eight award categories announced by the award office, out of a total of 800 nominations from more than 100 countries participating in the award.

The platform is based on cloud computing technology, to provide services at the national level to all state institutions, the private sector and developers, to store and analyze big data, and link them to a set of comprehensive technical solutions. such as payment gateways, data analytics, weather and traffic control systems.

5G, IoT and AI are available to public and private sectors, as well as developers across the country. This shows why the TASMU platform is at the heart of all smart services and solutions that will be provided in Qatar.

The TASMU platform performs three fundamental functions. First, it promotes communication between government entities, businesses and individuals across sectors to ensure collaborative efforts when developing smart solutions in Qatar.

Second, it provides the public and private sectors with advanced technologies that can be used to develop smart solutions and applications that meet national KPIs. Third, it stores and analyzes national data from all organizations in Qatar.

These three functions support the achievement of the long-term goals of the TASMU program, which was launched by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MOTC), as a digital response to the Qatar National Vision 2030. It contributes to develop government performance, support joint work between different sectors, elevate product quality, maintain resource sustainability, and provide an integrated user experience to simplify task performance, facilitate access to services, and overcome obstacles to ensure a better life for the individual and for society.

HE Ms. Reem Mohammed Al Mansoori, Deputy Undersecretary for Digital Society Development at MOTC, said that Qatar has achieved this recognition through its commitment to digital to become a leading smart country.

She noted that technology helps achieve social, economic and environmental goals, and that TASMU enables cooperation between government and the private sector to develop smart solutions for citizens and visitors.

The 2021 World Summit Award comprises eight award categories, namely Government and Citizen Engagement, Health and Wellbeing, Environment and Green Energy, Business and Trade, Learning and education, culture and tourism, smart settlements and urbanization, and inclusion and empowerment.


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