The Pan-Arab Excellence Awards Academy awarded Qatar News Agency (QNA) the best smart applications award on the category of media organizations in the State of Qatar.
QNA Director of Technical Affairs Eng Khalid Mohammed Al Mutawa received the award and the certificate of excellence during a grand ceremony held at Kuwait Symphony Style Hotel by the Academy and the Kuwaiti Central Agency for Information Technology to honor the winners of the sixth edition of the contest.
Other winners were from Lebanon, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Oman, Kuwait, Egypt, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.
The E-government Excellence Awards aims to recognize and appreciate the efforts of the Arab governments for adopting the best Web standards and practices on their websites and social media networks for more effective, open and transparent interaction with the populace, building bridges between people and state institutions.
Qatar News Agency's Qatar Broadcast website had won the Gold Award of the Arab e-Government Shield, for design creativity of official service website granted by the Dubai-based Arab Organization for Social Responsibility and the Academy of Online Awards in the Arab region.