The Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority has launched a digital platform to receive communications related to suspicions of financial and administrative violations in government agencies, to enhance the competitiveness of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and to establish investor confidence in its attractive environment, according to a press release sent today.
The statement indicated that the International Anti-Corruption Day was chosen to launch this new platform in confirmation of the commitment of the Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority towards achieving the plan and goals of the Abu Dhabi government in the field of strengthening the government work system and developing transparency standards continuously.
The statement stated that the launch of this platform comes in compliance with the guidance of the rational leadership to achieve the highest levels of transparency and the application of best governance practices in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, the Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority announced today the launch of
The Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority will monitor financial and administrative violations to ensure that they are best handled by the relevant team within each government department or agency, and in line with the approved policies. The communications are dealt with completely confidentially, preserving the privacy of the complainant or the author, and it is possible to submit the communications in both Arabic and English.
To that, the system based on it and available to all segments of the audience, including business owners and individuals, works through special links that appear clearly on the websites of the government agencies covered in the application, to receive communications and deal with them quickly and accurately by the specialized team of governance within the entity, which examines the case in question, And verify them, so that appropriate administrative and legal measures are taken in accordance with the case, followed by the implementation of a review of the internal control system, to identify and address weaknesses, to ensure that the situation does not recur.
Commenting on this, Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority Chairman Hamad Al-Hur Al-Suwaidi affirmed that the platform to receive communications related to financial and administrative violations in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi is a new tool that confirms the commitment of the Abu Dhabi government to enhance transparency, accountability and integrity in the use of government resources to serve the emirate and achieve its interests.
He added: "The launch of the new platform, which was developed after carrying out benchmarking studies and accurate analyzes of best practices in the field of identifying and analyzing all types of financial and administrative violations, will allow to provide an effective and integrated system that enables us to deal with violations quickly and efficiently, and to develop radical solutions for them to ensure that no Repeat it. "
He added: "The platform enhances the role of customers with government agencies and does the role of society as a whole in monitoring any financial or administrative violations and reporting them, whether they relate to the employees of these agencies or their practices, which is in line with the approach and commitment of the Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority to adopt best governance practices and the application of the highest standards of transparency , In a manner that enhances the competitiveness of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and enhances the confidence of investors and society as a whole. "
In the current stage, 17 government agencies in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi are committed to applying the digital platform to receive communications, while the Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority continues its efforts to include the application of more government agencies in the emirate during the next stage.
By establishing a platform for receiving communications, the Abu Dhabi government has provided an additional channel to enhance governance in addition to other channels, foremost of which is the Complaints and Grievances Committee of the Executive Committee of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, to ensure that the platform to receive communications applies the highest standards of transparency and integrity within the government work system, and contributes to providing an attractive and flexible competitive structure For business.
The list of government agencies in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi covered by the application includes the Department of Economic Development, the Department of Education and Knowledge, the Department of Finance, the Department of Culture and Tourism, the Department of Health, the Energy Department, the Department of Municipalities and Transport, the Municipality of Abu Dhabi City, the Municipality of Al Ain City, the Municipality of Al Dhafra Region, and the Abu Dhabi Authority Housing, Abu Dhabi Authority for Agriculture and Food Safety, Human Resources Authority, Abu Dhabi Retirement Pensions and Benefits Fund, Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi, Zoo in Al Ain, and the Statistics Center - Abu Dhabi.