The Digital Transformation Steering Committee was established after the Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, issued an Executive Council Resolution.
The new committee aims to ensure streamlined coordination between government entities tasked with implementing Dubai’s digital transformation plan.
The committee will oversee the implementation of the digital transformation plan and propose legislation to regulate activity related to the transformation.
They are also responsible for proposing cyber security governance procedures.
According to the resolution, the committee is chaired by the Director-General of the Dubai Digital Authority (DDA).
Members of the committee include representatives of the General Secretariat of The Executive Council of Dubai, Department of Finance, Roads and Transport Authority, Dubai Police, Dubai Health Authority, Dubai Municipality, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, Dubai Economy, Dubai Customs, Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai, Dubai Land Department and Dubai Courts.
All government entities tasked with implementing Dubai’s digital transformation are mandated to provide any data and information requested by the committee and its subcommittees.