The app is one of several launches as part of the smart government initiative of the Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness
The updated mPay app was announced during a press conference at Dubai Ruler's Court, in the presence of
The conference was also attended by Major General
"This mPay app is an effective channel to enable our customers to access government services through their smartphones which are always available. We have developed this app with extensive support and cooperation of our government partners to provide a convenient package of utility and bill payments, in line with Sheikh Mohammed's call for providing easy access to all government transactions from one place and through mobile phones," Bin Humaidan said during the conference.
He explained that the mPay service had been completely restructured to be compatible with smart phone requirements in terms of speed and smooth provision and use of services.
Bin Humaidan added: "Our customers can download the mPay app from the Apple app or Google Play store and then customize it in a few steps for payment of
As many as 13,000 iPhone and Android users have downloaded the application since it was launched in November last year. The app has had nearly 53,000 transactions and collected over AED 15 million in government fees. Meanwhile the mPay website and app together have over 26,000 users, prompting DSG to introduce updates to the application to meet its customers' needs and aspirations.
The mPay website also allows additional payment services to be made including social services such as donations to Dubai Cares and Al Jalila, as well as auto-payment and multiple account features.
For example, a customer can recharge the Salik account of his/her car and that of another car he/she owns from his/her mPay account.
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