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SEDD receives “Residency and Foreign Affairs” delegation

Sharjah Economic Development Department “SEDD” received a delegation from the General Directorate of Residency and Foreign Affairs in order to strengthen cooperation and enhance coordination between the two parties for the benefit of investors.

The delegation was received by Fahad Al Khamiri, Director of Registration and Licensing Department, Hamad Al Midfa, Deputy Director of Legal Affairs Department, and Mudathir Abdullah, the Legal Advisor in SEDD.

At the beginning of the meeting, the two parties expressed their happiness towards the visit and its role in enhancing the various cooperation relations and speeding up the development process. Also, they highlighted the work on developing the economy of the emirate which is one of the main tasks of the Department. All of this helps to achieve the vision of leading the comprehensive development of a diversified competitive and innovative knowledge-based economy in accordance with the strategic plan to contribute in the planning and leadership of the overall economic development in Sharjah.

Furthermore, the two sides discussed a number of common issues in the public interest, where ideas were exchanged about some of the procedures followed. The delegation also learned about the services provided by the department to facilitate the various procedures for clients and investors. They were introduced also to e-linking that SEDD adopts with more than 35 parties to facilitate the work and ease access to services from various channels of service provided by the Department.

From its side, the delegation expressed its thanks and gratitude for the great hospitality. It also stressed the importance to strengthen cooperation and coordination with the Department, which will contribute to the development of the mutual work system to find outputs that serve all parties to improve the levels of service provided to investors. Such thing will help in creating a solid economy characterised by knowledge and sustainability that will support attracting foreign investments in all sectors, as well as will enhance the competitiveness of the state at the global level.

At the end of the meeting, the two parties stressed on the importance of strengthening future cooperation in line with the government service standards that the federal and local governments are looking forward to. They also praised the importance of holding such meetings in the future because of their role in accelerating the development process and enhancing the investment movement in the emirate.

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