Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) Chief Executive, Mohammed Ali Al Qaed was presented with the Shaikh Isa bin Ali Al Khalifa Award for Voluntary Work. The award recognises iGA’s technological contributions to the National Taskforce for combating Covid-19.
Al Qaed received the award during a visit by Good Word Society (GWS) Chairman and Arab Union for Voluntary Work President, Hassan Bu Hazza to the iGA’s Isa Town premises.
Al Qaed expressed his gratitude to Bu Hazza for selecting the iGA to be among the entities whose efforts were recognised at the 11th edition of the award.
He added that he was proud of the iGA team’s efforts in supporting the deployment of technology to benefit all sectors and help the kingdom overcome the many challenges of the pandemic.
Al Qaed emphasised the importance of promoting a culture that values volunteerism to support the kingdom’s growth.
The iGA worked with many volunteers to support the Taskforce’s efforts. Their work included contributions to the BeAware Bahrain app, drive-thru testing centres, and the “444” contact centre.
Bu Hazza praised the technical support provided by the iGA that helped the kingdom combat the pandemic’s challenges. He wished the organisation further progress with its projects and services and its continued support for volunteer work.-- TradeArabia News Service