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Promoting eServices under the theme "e' Makes it Easy" ITA participates in Muscat Festival 2014

January 30, 2014

Promoting the public use of eServices under the theme "e' Makes it Easy", the Information Technology Authority (ITA) participates in Muscat Festival 2014 with a pavilion inside Al Amerat Park. Through the participation in the festival, the ITA can reach the various segments of the community to promote ITA's projects and initiatives provided to the public under the umbrella of e.oman.

The visitors to the e.oman pavilion can get practical guidance on the use of some eGovernment services provided by some government institutions, namely: ROP, Muscat Municipality, The Public Authority for Consumer Protection, and the Ministry of Education.

The ITA also seeks to raise public awareness about information security and child online protection through the participation of the Oman Computer Emergency Readiness Team (OCERT). The festival is an excellent platform whereby the OCERT Team can meet parents and educate them about the importance of parental control on children use of the Internet, and the importance of providing the security and safety factors when using the network in general.

With the presence of the most important ITA national initiatives such as the Sas Programme for Entrepreneurship and other training programs targeting Omani youth innovators, inventors and software and applications developers in the IT field, the ITA aims to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship in the information and communications technology sector in the Sultanate.

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Source: SmartOman

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