THE VISION OF H.H. SHEIKH MOHAMMED BIN RASHID AL MAKTOUM IS TO MAKE DUBAI THE WORLD’S DIGITAL CAPITAL
“Digital Dubai is tasked with digitalizing life in Dubai, not just digitizing Dubai government services”
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai
ABOUT DIGITAL DUBAI
Digital Dubai was established by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President & Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, in June 2021 to develop and oversee the implementation of policies and strategies that govern all matters related to Dubai’s information technology, data, digital transformation, and cyber-security.
Digital Dubai brings together the expertise of four entities – Dubai Electronic Security Center, Dubai Statistics Center, Dubai Data Establishment, Smart Dubai Government Establishment, - to ensure the city collaboratively achieves the vision of the city’s leadership to make Dubai a globally leading digital economy.
The entity has been entrusted with four key tasks - accelerate digital transformation of the city through strategic partnerships with governments and private sector entities, increase the Emirate’s digital economy contribution to the city’s GDP, build and develop digital competencies of national talent, and maintain and develop Dubai’s digital wealth whilst accelerating Dubai’s cybersecurity efforts.
Laws and Regulations
Learn about the laws and stipulations that govern and regulate the Digital Dubai Department, the Digital Dubai Government Establishment, and the Dubai Data Establishment by reading the following:
- Law No. (30) of 2015 - Establishing the Smart Dubai Government Establishment
- Law (2) of 2016 - Establishing the Dubai Data Establishment
- Law No. (1) of 2020 – Renaming of the Smart Dubai Office to Smart Dubai Department
- Law No. (2) of 2020 - Amending Law No. (2) of 2016 Establishing the Dubai Data Establishment.