By Innovation-sa on July 29, 2018 in News
In an e-Government survey conducted by the United Nations to assess the development of municipal portals in 40 pilot cities across the world, Saudi Arabia’s capital, Riyadh ranked 30th position. The survey is dedicated to transform cities to sustainable and resilient societies.
The survey report, published by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs after assessing 7 African cities, 6 American cities, 13 cities in Asia, 12 in Europe, and 2 in Oceania, showed a persistent positive global trend towards higher levels of e-government development.
The survey, based on Local Online Services Index (LOSI) ranked Moscow, Cape Town and Tallinn in the top three positions while Riyadh ranked 30th place. The LOSI evaluates technical and content aspects of each municipality/city, electronic services provision and e-participation initiatives available through the portals.
Arab News – 24 July 2018