UAE ranks 8th globally and 1st regionally in UN’s 2016 e-Smart Services Index

UAE eyes topmost rank by 2021

The UAE has moved up by four ranks in its position in the e-smart services index of the E-Government Development Index (EGDI) issued by the United Nations Department of Economics and Social Affairs (UNDESA)--ranking 8th (0.8913) globally with the Republic of Estonia. The EGDI is an important component in the overall index used to determine growth in e-government development.