The UAE is the only Arab country among the world leaders in “digital maturity”

The UAE has achieved a new global achievement, by being among the best countries in the world in government digital transformation, to be the only Arab country in this group, in the Government Digital Maturity Report “GovTech” issued by the World Bank for the year 2021, which measures the maturity levels of digital transformation. And relying on modern technology in the conduct of work in the government sector in 198 countries.

The World Bank's GovTech Digital Maturity Report is the most comprehensive measure of digital transformation in the government sector, as it highlights the most important practices for designing digital transformation projects in the world.

The report divided the countries included into four groups, the first of which was Group (A) and included: “The world leaders in the maturity of government technology,” and included 43 countries, including the UAE, Canada, the United States, Switzerland, Britain, France, Japan, which were ranked It ranked “very high” in the maturity of the technology adopted in government digital transformation processes, as countries in this category had innovative solutions and distinguished practices.

Group (B) includes countries that have achieved a “high” rank in the maturity of government technology and have large investments and good practices in the field of government technology in most of the axes of the report, and it included 59 countries, including: Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Russia, China, Jordan, Tunisia , Uzbekistan, and Ireland.

The third group (c) included countries whose governments have improvements in government digital transformation technology, and have active efforts in digital government practices, while the fourth group (d) came to express countries that have a minimum focus on digital government initiatives.


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