Tamkeen Technologies Obtains License to Provide Digital Government Business
May 15, 2023
The Digital Government Authority (DGA) has issued the third package of general interim licenses for digital government business to 5 companies, namely Tamkeen Technologies, Saudi Electronic Information Exchange Company (Tabadul), National Housing Company, Masdar Data Solutions, and Tatweer Educational Technologies DGA also issued several special licenses to develop and operate 7 existing digital government platforms and products includeding: "Fasah" for the Saudi Electronic Information Exchange Company (Tabadul), "Mufid", "Masdar Aamali", "Akeed" and "Reports" for Masdar Data Solutions, "Manar" for Tamkeen Technologies, and "Authentication" for Tatweer Company for Educational Technologies. These platforms and products follow 4 government agencies, namely (Ministry of Education, Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority, General Organization for Social Insurance, and Technical and Vocational Training Corporation). DGA explained that these licenses are one of the outputs of the "Regulatory Sandbox for Digital Government Business" initiative, which was launched in November 2021, through which DGA seeks to raise the efficiency and quality of digital platforms, provide pioneering digital services to beneficiaries, improve the investment environment to support entrepreneurs, in addition to strengthening partnership between the public and private sectors, and accelerating the growth of the digital economy to achieve the strategic directions of the digital government, and the objectives of the Kingdom's Vision 2030. It is noteworthy that in 2022, DGA issued the first and second packages of interim licenses for digital government business to (5) companies and (26) digital platforms and products.