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UAE Platform Employs Blockchain Technology for Instant Document Verification

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Published on July 14, 2023, 17:41:00

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The “UAE Verify” platform launched by the Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority (TDRA) will aid verification of documents. The platform allows government and private entities to instantly verify the authenticity of digital documents issued by government authorities without an original copy.

The "UAE Verify" platform is built on blockchain technology, which is a real-time ledger that records financial transactions and contracts among other documents.

Blockchain technology is employed on the “UAE Verify” platform to regulate data and manage digital documents. The authentication, information sharing and protection of information and documents are aided by the blockchain based platform.

Users can also convert their documents into authorised digital documents with a high level of privacy and security, using the platform.

The “UAE Verify” platform was established as part of the Digital Government Roadmap 2021-2025. The target is to achieve 100 percent digital government services in the country that will help individuals, enterprises and federal government employees to maintain a safe digital backup of their documents.

At the launch of the platform, the Director General of the Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority, Eng Majed Sultan Al Mesmar said that the launch of the "UAE Verify" platform is in line with vision of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Eng Majed Sultan Al Mesmar added that the announcement of an electronic transactions federal decree-law, which was approved by the President, is part of a larger plan to develop federal legislation.

“The platform also aligns with the UAE Government Charter for Future Services. The platform will play a major role in the development of digital services and channels, as well as the enhancement of societal satisfaction”, he concluded.

According to the announcement, the platform aims to achieve the establishment of a unified digital platform by provide a world-class digital infrastructure. Enabling user-friendly integrated digital services tailored to clients' needs, upgrading digital capabilities, preparing legislation to ensure digital transformation and improving digital governance are the major goals of the “UAE Verify” platform.

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