DED, Emirates Post ink trade licence deal
Dubai, May 17, 2011
The Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) has signed an agreement to facilitate payment of new, renewed and amended trade licence fees through Emirates Post's multiple outlets across Dubai.
This initiative is part of the efforts to enhance productivity, ensure added-value service to clients and strengthen economic competitiveness of Dubai.
As per the agreement, Emirates Post will present to DED a weekly detailed report covering all details and procedures during the week.
Khalid Al Kassim, deputy director general for Executive Affairs, DED, and Abdullah Mohammad Alashram, CEO of Emirates Post, signed the agreement in the presence of officials from DED and Emirates Post.
"The agreement is in line with the ongoing efforts of government institutions to achieve Dubai’s strategic goals and the leadership’s vision of promoting sustainable development in the emirate," said Al Kassim.
"It will also provide customers with high quality services that save time, enhance procedures and facilitate the faster and easier payment of trade license fees," he noted.
Alashram said with this agreement with DED, Emirates Post has further widened the bouquet of non-postal services offered at post offices, adhering to standards of quality and excellence.
"This agreement will allow collection of fees for business licenses through over 37 branches of Emirates Post located in Dubai," he noted.
Alashram said in addition to the DED, Emirates Post plans similar agreements with federal and local government departments, offering diversified services through its offices.-TradeArabia News Service