Posted on: Friday 7 September, 2012 9:21
|Kingdom ranks 41st in UN e-govt index
Saudi Arabia is ranked 41st globally in the UN e-Government Readiness Index 2012 and has improved to third spot among Arab countries, according to Al-Riyadh daily.
The Kingdom’s rank improved by 17 places compared to UN e-government index in 2010.
The GCC countries achieved good positions in this report that dealt with some 193 world countries based on the readiness of e-government in those countries.
The United Arab Emirates jumped to 28 globally in the application of e-government compared to 49 in 2010 whereas the rank of Bahrain fell to 36 in 2012 compared to 13 in the 2010 index.
On the other hand, Kuwait ranked 63 in 2012 compared to 50 in 2010 but Oman progressed to 64 compared to 82 in the year 2010.