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Dubai Municipality has signed a strategic MOU with Hawaii at the GITEX Technology Week 2019

Dubai Municipality has signed a strategic MOU with Hawaii at the GITEX Technology Week 2019

Partnership to develop sophisticated technology to increase customer happiness

Dubai Municipality has signed a memorandum of understanding with Hawaii, the leading global provider of information and communication technology (ICT). The Memorandum of Understanding will launch a collaborative approach to achieve the goals of the Smart Dubai Initiative, launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

Through the partnership, the Dubai Municipality and Hawaii will work to achieve the strategic objectives of both parties. Huawei will contribute to the development of the digital capabilities of the Dubai Municipality, providing the support necessary to launch unique smart services, incorporating the latest innovative technologies in the ICT industry.

In return, the two will collaborate to establish a framework for launching future smart initiatives, creating innovative solutions to implement the latest technological advancements. A joint pilot project will be launched which will contribute to the development of breakthrough projects.

In addition, the Dubai Municipality and Hawaii will work together to create the Future Center, providing world-class services to its citizens to enjoy the future, in line with the UAE's commitment to become one of the worlds leading countries. The Smart Center will be powered by Huawei’s WiFi 6 technology and Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions, which will enable the Dubai Municipality to offer Dubai residents an optimal level of automation experience.

Hawaii will provide Dubai Municipality with sophisticated solutions for business continuity and disaster recovery using integrated intelligence and next-generation WiFi 6 solutions.

His Majesty, Eng. Dawood Abdulrahman Al Hajiri, the Director General of Dubai Municipality, said: “The Dubai Municipality is committed to enhancing collaboration and cooperation between the public and private sectors. Partnerships between government and private companies provide benefits to the community, which can help achieve customer happiness by applying the latest services and applications to the highest international standards. As global ICT leader, Huawei is the best partner for us in this endeavor.”

Li Shi, CEO, Huawei UAE, said: “We are pleased to announce our partnership with the Dubai Municipality. Our collaboration in introducing innovative ICT solutions will support the Dubai Municipality, which will contribute to the vision of Smart City and the vision of the Emirates leadership. Dubai is at the forefront of Smart City adoption in the region, and it will further strengthen its position through the Dubai Municipality’s forward-thinking approach to innovation and technology.”

Visitors can find Huawei at Stand Z2-A10 in Za’abeel Hall 2, This is where Dubai Municipality & Hawaii will launch their products and solutions for the first time.