Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, has awarded the ISO 22301:2012 certification for Societal Security - Business Continuity Management Systems to the Sharjah Economic Development Department (SEDD). The government office has been certified by Intertek for ISO 20000-1 since 2012 and ISO 27001 since 2015. SEDD has become the first government entity in Sharjah to receive the certification for Business Continuity Managements Systems by Intertek.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has reached two million LinkedIn followers, according to LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional networking platform.

During its participation in the World CEO Forum, the Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF Zone) Authority stated that the achievements of SAIF Zone help to demonstrate and reflect Sharjah Government’s commitment to free trade.

The 10th meeting of the Dubai Free Zones (DFZ) Council, led by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of DFZ Council, discussed the latest digitalization initiatives that support businesses and attract foreign direct investment (FDI), in addition to playing a vital role in transforming Dubai into the world’s smartest city.

In fulfilment of the wise vision of the leadership for creating an attractive investment environment that encourages businesses and supports the national economy, the Ports, Customs, and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) signed a memorandum of understanding with the General Administration of Customs in Abu Dhabi. The MoU aims to enhance ties of mutual cooperation and partnership and exchange of expertise and best practices and business process solutions, which would give impetus to trade and economic activity.