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SEC approves proposal for new financing programmes at “RUWAD”

Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Deputy Chairman of the Executive Council, and Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Deputy Chairman of the Executive Council, attended the meeting.

Over the course of the meeting, attendees heard updates on development initiatives spanning a wide range of industries that aim to strengthen Sharjah’s already dominant position.

New funding proposals from the Sharjah Foundation to Support Pioneering Entrepreneurs (RUWAD) were granted approval by the Council during their meeting. These initiatives seek to further “RUWAD”-supported initiatives in key areas as well as fund new projects set up by students and recent graduates.

The Council also discussed the data governance and management framework, which intends to provide a standard for the administration, protection, and distribution of government data in the Emirate of Sharjah.

The goal of this programme is to improve citizens’ and residents’ interactions with government agencies by making better use of available data.

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