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reflects  the  committee  keenness  to
         achieve  the  Emirate’s  goals,  particularly
         in the  light  of the  great development
         witnessed by the emirate of  Sharjah
         under the wise  leadership  and guidance
         of His Highness  Sheikh  Dr. Sultan bin                                                                48
         Mohammed  Al-Qasimi,  Member  of the
         Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah.

         He added that the Emirate has become
         an ideal destination for investors and an   The  Committee  discussed  the council’s   the star-rating application.  The  Eng.
         attractive hub for businesses because of   decision and all issues  related to the   Fawzia Rashid  Al-Qadi, Director of the
         the many facilities provided to them.  engineering works such as engineering   Municipality of Khorfakkan, was selected
                                            amendments, requirements, decisions and   as Vice President of  the committee.  A   SHARJAH ACTIVITIES
         In  the beginning  of  the meeting, The   actions taken to organize these works.   Technical sub-Committee was also set up
         Committee extended its gratitude to HH                               and headed by Eng Khalifa bin Hedda Al
         Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan   During the meeting, Sharjah Municipality   Suwaidi, Assistant  General  Director of
         Al-Qasimi,  Crown  Prince and Deputy   briefed the committee on the role and   Sharjah Municipality for  the Engineering
         Ruler  of  Sharjah  and  the Chairman  of   responsibilities of its Contractors and   and Building Sector. A number of  new
         Sharjah Executive Council, for his support   Consultants Classification Section, and   applications submitted to the Municipalities
         guidance  and  trust bestowed on  the   its services, especially the electronic   of the emirate were reviewed during the
         committee members.                 services, such as the online tests and   meeting.


                               SEDD activates 'UAE Pass'


         The Sharjah Economic  Development                                    Ali Al Naqbi, Deputy Director of IT
         Department,  SEDD, announced its                                     Department, stated that the “UAE
         connection and integration with the 'UAE                             Pass” service provides  a lot of time
         Pass' service, a new version of the unified                          and effort to the government agencies
         federal 'Smart Pass'.                                                in terms of registration of customers.
                                                                              It enables them to obtain data of
         SEDD is the first department in the                                  applicants for their services via the basic
         country to implement the use of the UAE                              database through which all documents
         Pass. The new pass is the first UAE-wide                             are available and information about
         digital identity for citizens, residents and                         the applicant while maintaining  privacy
         visitors. It allows users access to federal                          and confidentiality of information.
         and local government services, as well as                            He pointed out that the new service
         provide easy access to many services via                             “UAE Pass” is  a technical partnership
         smartphones without requiring additional                             between   the   Telecommunications
         user data such as username and password                              Regulatory Authority and Dubai Smart
         details.                                                             to  standardize digital access IDs, and
                                                                              that this achievement has realized many
         Sultan Abdullah bin Hadda Al Suwaidi,   SEDD’s  concerns  to  achieve one  of  the   important advantages that enable users
         SEDD Chairman, said that the Smart Pass   most important objectives of its strategic   to use their smart phones to reach
         project is one of the important initiatives   plan in the economic development sector   important documents without the need
         adopted by the Department to establish   that is to develop the services provided   to visit the service centers as well as to
         a competitive business environment that   to clients and strategic partners, and   reduce time while providing a high level
         is competitive according to international   improve the efficiency of human, financial   of security and a sophisticated system for
         standards. "Such a thing falls within   and technical resources," he added.  all users of this service.
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