iGA CE Receives Shaikh Isa Bin Ali Al Khalifa Award for Voluntary Work
28 Nov 2021
Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) Chief Executive, Mohammed Ali Al Qaed was presented with the Shaikh Isa bin Ali Al Khalifa Award for Voluntary Work recognizing the iGA’s support for technological contributions to the National Taskforce for Combatting the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Al Qaed received the award during a visit by Good Word Society (GWS) Chairman and Arab Union for Voluntary Work President, Hassan Bu Hazza to the iGA’s Isa Town premises, where he highlighted efforts by Bu Hazza and the Union to promote volunteering. Al Qaed expressed his gratitude to Bu Hazza for selecting the iGA to be among the entities whose efforts were recognized at the 11th edition of the award. He added that he was proud of the iGA team’s efforts in supporting the deployment of technology to benefit all sectors and help the Kingdom overcome the many challenges of the pandemic.
Al Qaed emphasized the importance of promoting a culture that values volunteerism to support the Kingdom’s growth. The iGA worked with many volunteers to support the Taskforce’s efforts. Their work included contributions to the BeAware Bahrain app, drive-thru testing centers, and the “444” contact center.
Bu Hazza highlighted the technical support provided by the iGA that helped the Kingdom overcome the pandemic’s challenges, wishing the organization further progress with its projects and services and its continued support for volunteer work.