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Combating coronavirus: UAE's Judicial Department implements 300 e-visión requests for children under custody via video conference

Ismail Sebugwaawo /Abu Dhabi Filed on May 19, 2020 | Last updated on May 19, 2020 at 04.23 pm
UAE, Judicial Department, implements, 300 e-visión requests, children, under custody, video conference

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The initiative allows communication between the child in custody and their relatives remotely via video conference.

Nearly 300 e-vision requests made by families of children under custody were accepted and relatives allowed to meet the kids remotely via video-conferencing amid the Covid-19 situation.

The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD) said on Tuesday that as part of their precautionary anti-Covid measures and to maintain the safety of the kids and their kin, the department had expanded the implementation of electronic vision (e-vision) of the children subject to custody. The initiative allows communication between the child in custody and their relatives remotely via video conference, the department added.

According to the ADJD, they have carried out the video communication by using (Webex meet) application for about 285 electronic vision requests and the volume of recipients of the service reached 1,004 beneficiaries. The service is aimed to maintain the family cohesion and connectivity in the community.

The department noted that all customers can access the applications of visitation centre through its website and smart app, to register all types of requests, which have been linked to the digital government system via the smart platforms.

The ADJD has called on all customers to take advantage of the electronic services of the centres that provide all their services remotely through the approved technical means and smart applications.

The department said it has been providing e-vision service for the children under custody since June 2017 using the modern technical means in communication. 

Ismail Sebugwaawo

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