Dubai eGovt customer feedback promotion winners announced

DUBAI — Dubai eGovernment announced on Monday the winners of its online customer feedback promotion.

By A Staff Reporter

Published: Wed 8 Jun 2005, 10:22 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 7:57 PM

Aysha Khalid bin Zayed, Ahmed Sallam and Krishna Kumar Srinivasan, the first, second and third prize winners, along with the other 22 winners were awarded attractive prizes by Hewlett Packard, the sponsors for the promotion, at a gala ceremony held at the offices of Dubai eGovernment.

The first prize winner Aysha suggested to present the person using Dubai eGovernment's eServices the most, with an ‘eCitizen of the Year’ award. More than 6,000 suggestions were received by Dubai eGovernment's portal from people of all nationalities and age groups during the promotion that began on April 27 and was part of Dubai eGovernment's efforts to increase the involvement of members of the public in the process of policy making at Dubai eGovernment.

“We received an overwhelming response for this promotion from a cross-section of Dubai's population. The valuable suggestions received by Dubai eGovernment during the promotion underline the strong participation of the citizens of Dubai in the process of policy making and governance,” said Salem Al Shair, eServices Director, Dubai eGovernment.

Joseph Hanania, Managing Director, HP Middle East, said: “HP had participated in the selection of the best 25 ideas, and had presented prizes to recognise the most innovative and creative suggestions submitted to Dubai eGovernment. The prizes represent the latest technology from HP ranging from home theatre sets to notebooks, PDA-phones and digital cameras.”

The first prize-winner took home an HP ep9012 Instant Cinema Digital Projector inclusive of a projector, DVD player and a sound system, while the second and third prize winners received HP Compaq nx6110 Notebook PC Series. The other prizes included HP iPAQ h6340 Pocket PC, including PDA, phone and WiFi, HP PSC Photosmart 2610 All-in-Ones and HP Photosmart M407 Digital Cameras (L1839A).

Aysha Khalid bin Zayed, the first prize winner, said: “I am thrilled to win this promotion. I was always keen on contributing to social causes that would benefit a large section of the population and I am glad that I got this opportunity with an interesting competition organised by Dubai eGovernment.”

“One of the main objectives of the promotion was to familiarise the public about our integrated user-friendly portal that has been developed using advanced systems, and encourage more people to use our range of electronic services,” commented Al Shair.

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