This award   comes as a translation  of what His Majesty  emphasized in his speech, during the annual meeting of the   council of Oman  in 2008 on the use of ICT, which has become the main driver of  development in the Third Millennium. it aspires to bring about a qualitative transformation in public-service delivery by honoring technology projects that have resulted in exceptional achievement of impact and innovations in harnessing information technology for   electronic services.