TRA hosts the first Summit of the transactions and e-commerce for 2013




Brings together leading decision makers and experts in e-commerce and ICT in the region.

TRA plans to host the first Summit of the transactions and electronic commerce, which will be held on September 13 at the Intercontinental, Dubai Festival City, with the aim of promoting the development of the digital economy in the U.A.E..

The Summit of representatives of major business groups, small and medium-sized enterprises and leading e-commerce and Government officials to exchange views and ideas on a range of seminars.

The Summit will also offer digitally review small and specialized array of innovative solutions to the most common problems in the area of Internet and e-commerce in the context of a given semester program called “ACHIEVE IN 5″ and” INNOVATE IN 5″ where each 5 innovative businesses show up within 5 minutes of innovation in their work. In addition to the focus on the most important and recent global developments in this sector with a view to promoting e-commerce in the UAE and expanding its scope to better levels.

In this context, said Mohamed Al Ghanim, TRA Director General, statistics showed the GCC’s population continuing to spend on online shopping more than ever. Expected to continue e-commerce sales in Gulf Cooperation Council countries to rise up to nearly 15 billion dollars by 2015 while the State United Vanguard this Arabic Marat growth upward significantly, as he put it.

And Al-Ghanim was sure that electronic commerce has significant impact on pay in the development of the digital economy in the country, and therefore any effort that seeks to strengthen trade and strategies of electronic transactions in the public and private sectors is a national priority.

He was also research indicates that the security of commercial transactions is one of the main obstacles that limit the expansion of e-commerce activity and understand exactly how sensitive the body to disseminate information via the Internet have occupied State in 2012 U.A.E. ranked first in the region and internationally in the field of cyber security.

Ghanem stressed the commitment of the TRA to build and strengthen public confidence in the existing networks in the State and we are currently developing a set of policies that create a favourable digital environment in the UAE to encourage e-commerce transactions. Mobile Government initiative in the U.A.E. as an example. The search for the best ways to promote electronic commerce in the State is critical, and this prompted administrators to organize this important event.

The regulatory authority is responsible for promoting economic development and technological innovation through standards and benchmarks are clear and fair under existing international legislation on electronic commerce. One of the main goals for TRA certification and control the activities of certification services providers and provide strategic advice to existing and new stakeholders in their efforts to conduct business over the Internet.

Through mobile Government initiative that has been launched recently in the U.A.E., the body responsible for managing and regulating the delivery of government services online 24 hours a day throughout the year.

Interested can see the complete program of the event and the list of speakers can register for the event through the official website of the Summit:
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