SEC adopts e-Commerce license on the Emirate

SHARJAH, 15th May, 2018 (WAM) — The Sharjah Executive Council, SEC, approved during its meeting today a project submitted by the Department of Economic Development, SEDD, on adopting e-Commerce licence in the Emirate of Sharjah.

Sultan Abdullah bin Hadda Al Suwaidi, SEDD Chairman, presented a review of the project, which included its objectives, the terms of the trade licence, permitted activities, and steps necessary to initiate the project.

SEDD Chairman said that the project comes under the development of economic business, the organisation of business through the Internet and the associated means of social communication, which gives greater protection for electronic business and consumer protection.


The meeting, chaired by H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of SEC, at the Office of the Ruler in Sharjah, in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Deputy Chairman of the SEC, discussed several key governmental issues and reviewed the developmental projects of the infrastructure and the development of various fields in order to provide a decent life for citizens and residents in the emirate.

The Council reviewed a memorandum submitted by the Free Zone Authority in Al Hamriyah, HFZA, on the procedures followed in the transactions of the Authority and intend of developing them to serve the region’s objectives to create an encouraging and stimulating investment environment.

Sheikh Khalid bin Abdullah Al Qasimi, Chairman of Seaports and Customs Authority, and Chairman of HFZA, reviewed proposals to regulate the delivery of innovative and sophisticated services, and facilitate the work of the companies that investing in free zones, which leads to enhances the role of regions and drive their investments as one of the most important economic tributaries.

The Council also reviewed the service projects and road networks supervised by Sharjah Roads and Transport Authority, SRTA, in residential areas in the Emirate of Sharjah.

Yousef Saleh Al Suwaijee, the Chairman of SRTA, gave a detailed explanation on the projects supervised by the Authority in a number of residential areas in the emirate and concluded with a number of recommendations.

The Council approved the recommendations of the Sharjah Consultative Council, of the Emirate of Sharjah 2018 on the draft law on governing pastures in the Emirate of Sharjah.

The law aims to ensure that vegetation is provided for urban expansion, the creation of natural pastures in the emirate, the development and diversification of pastoral resources to contribute to raising the productive capacity of livestock, encouraging citizens to raise livestock, protecting pastoral plants.

The Council further reviewed the agenda of the Sharjah Consultative Council 17th meeting, to be held on Wednesday, 16th May 2018, to discuss a draft law on the reorganization of Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

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