MoF develops a
digital platform for government procurement
The Ministry of Finance (MoF) is leading the
Department of Government Procurement platform
initiative, which aims to develop a radical new approach
that will make government procurement faster and more
accessible, and will promote the engagement of SMEs. It
will develop a user-friendly, digitally advanced
procurement platform to improve government cost
effectiveness and maximise efficiencies.
The innovative Department of Government Procurement
is led by His Excellency Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister
of State for Financial Affairs, as a forward-looking
project initiated in April 2019 by His Highness Sheikh
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime
Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
The Government Procurement platform will support the
digital transformation of procurement across the federal
entities, aligned with the UAE’s vision and strategy.
The collaborative team is devising and will implement a
strategic roadmap based on: