As many as 700,325 individuals visited the Emirates Identity Authority’s website in 2010, according to a report on Alexa website (www.alexa.com).
As part of its continuous endeavor to develop the general content of its website, the Emirates Identity Authority is geared up to launch a new bouquet of online services in 2011 for the benefit of individual ID card holders. The new bouquet will be announced at a later date.
The Emirates Identity Authority introduced a number of sections on its website in 2010 including a section for researches and studies concerned with publishing the scientific researches and papers with which the Emirates Identity Authority participates in world conferences. The section has become a forum for researchers, scholars and specialists in the world of ID cards, eGovernments, administrative development and change, electronic coding infrastructure projects and other specialist scientific issues.
The section is receiving great acclaim from researchers and scholars representing a number of countries of the world including the UAE, the US, UK, France, Germany, Switzerland, Australia, Sweden, Canada, Belgium, Finland, Spain, Hong Kong, Italy, Jordan and many other Arab and foreign countries.
The rising numbers of visitors of the Emirates Identity Authority’s website show the importance of the website as a major source of information on the Emirates Identity Authority and as an effective means of communication between the Emirates Identity Authority and its targeted customers.
It is worthwhile that the most visited pages of the Emirates Identity Authority’s website are those related to the procedures for registration in ID card and population register in addition to the homepage, which contains the latest news covering the Emirates Identity Authority’s activities.