publish date 2023-07-06 17:24:00
Minister of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship Ahmed Al-Hananda said, on Thursday, that digital and electronic transformation does not mean that employees who were manually carrying out work will lose their jobs, but rather change the style and method of their dealings with providing the service in an electronic way that benefits all parties.
During the launch of 19 electronic services in Irbid, Hanandeh pointed out that more than 50% of the current traditional jobs will not exist in the future and will be replaced by other new jobs based on leadership and digitization.
Hanandeh praised the efforts of the Ministry of Local Administration in overcoming many legislative and legal obstacles in implementing the digital transformation project and turning it into a practical and realistic context that will be expanded in the future to include all services provided by municipalities, indicating that the Irbid Municipality model in dealing with the project was a model that has been utilized. It is being implemented in other municipalities across the Kingdom.
And he indicated that the services provided by the municipalities are at the top of the strategy for developing the performance of the public sector based on digital and electronic transformation, given the multiplicity of services they provide to citizens.
Al-Hananda praised the municipality’s efforts in this aspect, as it was the first to implement the digital transformation project, which aims to facilitate and facilitate citizens, reduce costs for them, and obtain service as quickly and as little effort as possible.
He stressed that digital transformation is the way to simulate the future and its rapid pace by focusing on leadership, creativity and electronic transformation, which has begun to be a feature of the current reality and the foreseeable future.
He noted that digital transformation will have significant positive repercussions on the level of simplification and facilitation of services, and the level of stimulation of commercial and economic activity in general.
He pointed out that the ministry is working with its partners in the private and private sectors to complete the digitization project to cover most of the services that citizens need in implementing and conducting their transactions in various sectors, noting that a comprehensive service center has begun in the square of the Palace of Justice building in Irbid, providing 90 tracking services for about 20 institutions. and a circle.
He added that the digital transformation project in Jordan is one of the best models at the regional level, and it simulates the best international projects in terms of speed, accuracy and cost to the taxpayers and beneficiaries of the total services it provides, which requires the concerted efforts of all parties to make it a success.
He called on users to create an electronic wallet or deal with them through bank accounts, stressing that the cost of the electronic payment service is symbolic and does not exceed 20 piasters.
And he indicated that the project targets payments of small values, which are the largest in size and constitute about 80% of citizens’ transactions.
Al-Hananda added that the project is ongoing and is subject to improvement and development through application on the ground, in order to enable the provision of credit services to citizens and gain their satisfaction.
For his part, the head of the Greater Irbid Municipality, Nabil Al-Kofhi, said that the participatory work and complementary efforts between the municipality and the Ministries of Local Administration and the Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship and the private sector had the most prominent role in advancing the implementation of the digital transformation project in an optimal manner.
Al-Kofhi stressed that the project serves the vision and strategy of the municipality based on transforming Irbid into a smart city that attracts investment and achieves human happiness, in addition to its importance in providing greater integrity, transparency, fighting corruption, speed and accuracy in completing transactions, and saving time and effort for taxpayers.
He pointed out that the next phase of the project targets 21 other services provided by the municipality, bringing the total number of electronic services provided by the municipality to 40 services, with which the citizen does not need to visit any of its centers and various departments.
The Secretary-General of the Ministry of Municipalities for Administrative and Financial Affairs said that the Irbid municipality formed the first stage of the digital transformation project in the municipalities, which the Ministry of Local Administration looks at from the angle of modernization, reform, and raising the level and quality of services provided by the municipalities, and its direct impact touches the citizen.
Al-Adwan drew attention to the great efforts made by the Ministry of Digital Economy and leadership in dealing with the challenges that faced the project and overcoming and adapting them from all sides through teams of experts and specialists, praising the role of the Irbid municipality cadres in translating the project into a practical reality.
Director of the Directorate of Digital Transformation at the Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship, Rami Al-Rawashdeh, indicated that the services that were launched include requests for ratification of lease contracts, installment of building fees, complaints and proposals, licensing communication towers and construction works, providing burial services, issuing a regulatory site plan, a financial clearance on the property, and a refund. Insurances.
The electronic services also include the issuance of contractors’ permits, pavement certificates, circus tents and Ramadan tents, maintenance of curbs, construction of traffic intersections, permits for sacrificial animals, removal of aspects that impede traffic, street and sidewalk straightening services, excavation permits, and excavation site cleaning.
Al-Rawashdeh pointed out that the most prominent services that will be included in the next phase of the project in the municipality of Irbid include the issuance of building permits, occupational licenses, a site plan and demarcation.
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