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SEDD, Saif Business Service Center sign MOU


Sharjah Economic Development Department “SEDD” and Saif Business Service Center signed a memorandum of understanding “MOU”. The agreement provides e-services for business centers and SEDD e-services for the customers outside the Department's branches such as initial approval, commercial name preservation, renewal of the license, updating the license holder's data, and booking the date of the technical evaluation. It is worth mentioning that the agreement comes within SEDD’s concerns to facilitate business activities, enhance channels of communication with customers, and provide time for businessmen and investors to carry out their transactions with ease.

The agreement was signed by HE Sultan Abdullah bin Hadda Al Suwaidi, SEDD Chairman, and Sultan Faisal Misshal Al Odwan, the owner of the license.  The signing ceremony was also attended by a number of officials from the Department of Economic Development.

HE SEDD Chairman said that the agreement comes as a completion for the plans and efforts placed to ease procedures on investors. He carried on that such a thing is done in order to take advantage of the available e-services whereas all of SEDD’s services were transferred 100% digitally which is an important step that contributes to enhancing the role of the private sector and activating its cooperation with the government sector. The Chairman of the Economic Department added that SEDD is pleased to partner with Saif Business Service Center which will be an important addition to its services and an effective contributor to raising the level of efficiency in serving the business community from the public and customers.

Furthermore, HE pointed out that SEDD will provide a package of programs and training courses for the Center's staff, periodic visits to review the efficiency of the Center, and a set of mutual workshops to exchange information on any update on registration procedures and licensing of commercial activities. Such activities include internal memoranda and federal laws and changes in electronic services, through the procedures followed by the Department.

Moreover, the Chairman added that SEDD seeks continuously to enhance excellence in the provision of electronic services with various private sectors. He illustrated that the Department will also collaborate with the service centers to come up with the best solutions and innovative mechanisms for speed and accuracy. In addition, he pointed out that the agreement is one of the ongoing efforts to diversify the services provided by the Department. It is worth mentioning that the number of service centers at which SEDD’s services are offered reached 11 ones.  

From his side, Sultan Faisal Misshal Al Odwan, the owner of the license, stated that the agreement will help in achieving the mutual objectives of the two sides in the area of providing services and time for businessmen and investors to complete procedures easily.