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UAE launches 'Your Data, Your Identity' to fight Covid-19

reporters@khaleejtimes.com Filed on October 27, 2020 | Last updated on October 27, 2020 at 11.13 pm
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The initiative provides a digital system that meets the requirements of the health sector and other sectors.

The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (FAIC) has announced the launch of the ‘“Your Data, Your Identity’” initiative that aims to update personal information through the FAIC’s smartphone application, or through the authority’s website.

Brigadier Murshid Al Mazrouei, Executive Director of Population Data at the Federal Authority, said the initiative aims to meet the goals of the medical sector and other sectors within the coordinated efforts to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic.

“The initiative provides a digital system that meets the requirements of the health sector and other sectors. It is a pivotal role in ensuring the continuity of government services and providing them in accordance with the best standards of efficiency and flexibility,” said Brig Al MazroueiAl Amazroui said during the Ppress brieifing on Tuesday.

The first phase of the initiative aims to update the data of UAE nationals starting October 28, 2020, and extending up to a month, and will be followed by all other segments of society at a later stage.

The first phase of the initiative targets the age groups 18 to 60 years, in which each adult must be responsible for updating his or her personal data as well as those who are on his family register.

For any support and to ensure the immediate response to customer inquiries and for other services of the Authority, residents can contact the call centre at 600522222.

reporters@khaleejtimes.com

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