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Umm Al Quwain Chamber receives the Serbian delegation

The Umm Al Quwain Chamber of Commerce and Industry received a delegation from the Serbian Businesswomen Council headed by His Excellency / Sandra Abramovich, the Council and a number of members, during their visit to a number of emirates of the country with the aim of opening up areas for investment and economic development. Then the Amco Apparel Factory for the manufacture of textiles and ready-made clothes in the free zone and to know the mechanism of its work, production, and distribution, and then the visiting delegation went to the chamber’s headquarters to meet with HE Khalfan Misfer, Chairman of the Chamber’s Board of Directors, to review the Chamber’s most important achievements and initiatives in addition to discussing future ways of cooperation, and discussing Exchange of economic and trade experiences, and at the end of the meeting, His Excellency the President of the Council was honored. The visit also ended with a lunch banquet in honor of the delegation, which expressed its admiration for the

 emirate and emphasized the need to encourage mutual investments to achieve the strategic partnership between the two countries.
The delegation was received and toured by HE Aisha Rashid Leitim, member of the Chamber’s Board of Directors, Chair of the Umm Al Quwain Businesswomen Council, in the presence of His Excellency Dr. Shafiqa Al Ameri, Executive Director of the Abu Dhabi Businesswomen’s Office, HE / Moza Hatim Al Shamsi, First Vice President of the Council, and HE / Nabila Mohammed, member of the Board of Directors, and Ms. Yasmine Azhari, Member Emirates Women’s Council.

Umm Al Quwain Board of Directors holds its third periodic session

Chaired by His Excellency Khalfan Ahmed Misfer – Chairman of the Board of Directors of Umm Al Quwain Chamber – the Board of Directors, in the presence of their Excellencies members, held its third session on 2/22/2021 for its current session (2020-2023). The Board discussed the topics presented on its agenda, the most important of which is the follow-up to the report of the Chamber Building Committee Al Jadida, where His Excellency the Chairman of the Council – Chairman of the Building Committee – confirmed that there is a weekly follow-up between the committee, the consultant engineer and the engineers of the contracting company, and the committee has made an important way in selecting materials related to elevators, refrigeration, the technical system, designs and furniture.
The Council also discussed the general framework of the proposals regarding the proposed organizational structure of the Chamber in line with and in line with the Chamber’s role at this stage and discussed the reports presented by the permanent committees in the Chamber, each according to its competence.
The council discussed aspects related to the role of the Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla program for sponsoring youth projects and the importance of supporting this program to achieve its desired goals in supporting and developing the capabilities of entrepreneurs.
The Council also reviewed the proposals submitted by His Excellency the Director-General of the Chamber regarding the Chamber’s plans and programs for the remainder of the current year and took the appropriate decision regarding them

It is a probe for joy and pride

We are truly a people and rulers who cannot be satisfied without the stars. We have the right to be proud and congratulate ourselves on rulers who have achieved hope and elevation for us and their nation.
It is a source of joy for the people of the Emirates and all the Arab peoples and all of humanity, this beautiful patience and this wonderful persevering work of the children of Zayed made the flag and name of the Emirates flying among the stars and racing with it, and our rulers said and did, that he mentioned what the fathers wrote and it is an epic that will be followed by other epics of a people who love peace and joy.
On behalf of my brothers, members of the Board of Directors of Umm Al Quwain Chamber, we extend our sincere congratulations and congratulations to His Highness, the President and Vice President of the State, and their Highnesses, the Rulers of the Emirates, and the Crown Prince, stressing our keenness to work for the sake of the elevation and pride of our beloved country, the Emirates of glory, goodness, and tolerance.
Khalfan Ahmed Misfer
Chairman of Board of Directors

Umm Al Quwain possesses the elements that reinforce national and global partnerships

Source: WAM

Khalfan Ahmed Misfer, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Umm Al Quwain, confirmed that the emirate possesses many elements that help it to strengthen national and global partnerships that are in the interest of the national and local economy of Umm Al Quwain

Khalfan Mesfer said to the Emirates News Agency that the Umm Al Quwain Chamber is working in cooperation with all concerned federal and local agencies in supporting the process of sustainable economic development in the country through implementing the vision and strategy of the state and the Umm Al Quwain government, indicating that the chamber is concerned with studying all draft laws, regulations, procedures and a statement of views on them. It laid down its strategy for the coming years in accordance with the basic parameters of the strategy of the UAE and the Umm Al Quwain government

He explained that the Umm Al Quwain Chamber is working to support investors and provide the appropriate environment for the development of the business sector through the existing programs, councils and committees under the umbrella of the Chamber, which include the “Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla Program for the Care of Youth Projects” that was established in 2009 based on the directives of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Umm Al Quwain, so that the program is a tributary, aid, and supporter of entrepreneurs in establishing their national projects by providing feasibility studies, introducing and promoting these projects and providing the appropriate climate for the development of their activities, especially in the field of exemptions from license fees and room fees, and providing other areas of care and support, in addition to the Council Businesswomen in Umm Al Quwain, which was established in 2013 based on the directives of His Highness the Ruler of Umm Al Quwain in support of the role of women in their ability to develop economic activities by working to coordinate their efforts and address obstacles, indicating that the Council is linked in its tasks and organizations and supports its plans to the Chamber’s Board of Directors, as it works under The Chamber’s umbrella is specialized sectoral committees formed by the Board of Directors in accordance with the provisions of the law and includes the Economic Committee and the Industrial Committee , The Media Committee, the Registration and Membership Committee

Services and facilities

On the facilities provided by the Umm Al Quwain Chamber of Commerce and Industry to support investment … Khalfan Ahmed Mesfer said: The Chamber provides many services and facilities to serve the business sector, especially in the field of providing the appropriate climate for investment and supporting it through cooperation and coordination with all agencies concerned with economic activity and investment, whether through The Chamber’s website, which is subject to continuous development, in addition to providing services and information to investors inside or outside the emirate, especially in the field of investment procedures and obtaining a license, as it works to attract investors and motivate them to communicate with them through the Federation of Chambers of Commerce, Gulf, Arab and foreign chambers and commercial consulates in the country And unions and chambers of the Gulf, Arab and international levels

11,521 projects

He explained that the projects affiliated with the Umm Al Quwain Chamber of Commerce and Industry in light of the information base amounting to 11521 projects licensed by the Department of Economic Development and registered in the Chamber, indicating that the distribution of these projects to economic activities includes 1268 industrial projects and 3768 commercial projects, in addition to 6485 different professional projects.

On the Chamber’s role in supporting the industrial sector…Msfer said that it is important to emphasize the need to support industrial activity because it is the axis of progress and technology, and that it can be an active element in exploiting the capabilities available in the UAE and interacting with the world and foreign markets through the development of national exports that have taken place for them Distinguished in the global markets

Industrial projects

He pointed out that the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain embraces 1268 various industrial projects, including, for example, “the manufacture of insulation materials for construction, refining car and motor oils, construction materials factories, factories producing electrical supplies, advanced boat production factories, a factory for the production of automobile and reinforced glass, and multiple food factories. , Furniture and carpentry factories », pointing out that the chamber is working on organizing a forum and exhibition“ Made in the UAE ”, which will in turn be a hub for the meeting of manufacturers and merchants in the country, in support of the national industry and is similar to the forum and exhibition“ Made in Umm Al Quwain ”that the Chamber held in late 2019, which achieved participation He worked on publicizing the industry in Umm Al Quwain

Tourism investment

In response to a question about the Chamber’s role in supporting tourism investment … Mesfer said that the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain occupies a privileged position on the tourist map, as it overlooks the sea from several sides and has dependent islands in addition to large areas in some desert areas, indicating that the definition of all These privileges enjoyed by Umm Al-Quwain in addition to working to create suitable conditions and climate for investment that make the room in the path of the relevant authorities to encourage tourism investment, and the Chamber is keen to make its new building a tourist and civil landmark, in implementation of the directives of His Highness the Ruler of Umm Al-Quwain

Khalfan Misfer explained that the chamber was able to contribute to the development of its business administration activities through agreements, memoranda of understanding and partnership with local authorities at the state level and the Gulf and international levels in addition to activating the role of the business sector by virtue of the Chamber being a founding member of the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry in the country, in addition to its partnership With bodies in the local government, including the Smart Government and the Department of Economic Development, in order to facilitate and develop the business sector

Corona 

With regard to the Chamber’s work during the Corona pandemic … he explained that the Chamber is part of the state institutions and the government of Umm Al Quwain in implementing the central directives issued in the field of confronting the Corona pandemic, and the Chamber hastened to educate the projects affiliated to it of the need to work according to the central controls issued in this regard … It was quick to implement the directives of His Highness the Ruler of Umm Al Quwain to reduce the membership fees by 50% while following up on the recommendations of the Central Crisis Committee and informing the projects of all developments in this regard, pointing out that the Chamber works in cooperation and coordination with all relevant authorities to confront this pandemic

The building committee of Umm Al Quwain Chamber holds its regular meeting

Headed by HE Khalfan Ahmed Mesfer, Chairman of Umm Al Quwain Chamber, Chairman of the Committee
The Building Follow-up Committee held its weekly periodic meeting on Monday morning, 11/23/2020 in the Chamber’s building, in the presence of their Excellencies, members of the Building Committee, Yusef Khalfan Tahnoun, Vice Chairman of the Board, and members of the Board of Directors Aisha Rashid Leitim, Ahmed Obaid Ibrahim and Ali Ibrahim Buharoun The meeting was also attended by the director of the consulting engineer’s office and a number of the contracting company’s engineers
During the meeting, research and follow-up of building works and the number of elevators and their technical specifications were reviewed, and the committee stressed the need to provide accurate information at the next meeting on the technical elevators specifications and the nature of use, in addition to the importance of presenting samples of the materials used for study and decision-making.
His Excellency the President of the Chamber confirmed that this building will, God willing, be a distinct landmark of the emirate.

UAE Flag day

The UAE Flag Day is a day of glory and pride when all of our hearts rise with a safe homeland and leadership that has given its people and even all human love, tolerance, and prosperity.
On Flag Day, we raise the highest signs of love and gratitude to the wise leadership, with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and his brothers, the rulers of the Emirates and the crown princes.
On behalf of the Umm Al Quwain Chamber of Commerce and the business owners in the emirate, we raise to His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Umm Al Quwain, and His Crown Prince, the highest signs of love and appreciation. May the UAE live tall and dear among the peoples of the whole world.

Khalfan Ahmed Misfer
Head of Umm Al Quwain Chamber

The Umm Al Quwain Conciliation and Commercial Arbitration Center Committee holds its first meeting

Headed by H.E. Ammar Rashid Al-Alili, member of the Board of Directors of um al-Quwain Chamber and chairman of the Center Committee, the Committee of um Al-Quwain Center for Conciliation and Commercial Arbitration held its first meeting on Thursday morning, 22 October 2020, at the chamber’s headquarters and in the presence of the two members of the committee.


Youssef Khalfan Tahnoun – Vice Chairman of the Chamber
Abdullah Hamid Bin Hamid – Board Member of the Chamber
Mr. Bassem Zubaidi – Center Rapporteur

During the meeting, the mechanism of action at the Center was reviewed and a summary of the Center’s system and federal law No. 6 for 2018 on arbitration and the issues currently being raised at the Centre were reviewed.
The Committee has made several recommendations concerning the increase in the number of its members by at least five members in accordance with the provisions of the system, the preparation of a booklet for review on the rules of the center and the procedures adopted by the Committee, the preparation of the manual of procedures and the development of the list of arbitrators to include a brief profile of their resumes.
The Committee also decided to simplify the review procedures and adopt it to submit applications electronically through the Chamber’s website, and to discuss the list of fees and arbitration fees at future meetings.

Chairman of the Umm Al Quwain Chamber meets the Director of Government and International Relations at the Dubai International Financial Center Courts

His Excellency / Khalfan Ahmed Misfer, Chairman of Umm Al Quwain Chamber, on Wednesday morning, October 21st, Mr. Ahmed Abdul Rahman Al Kamali, Director of Government and International Relations at the Dubai International Financial Center Courts, and in the presence of their Excellencies Yusef Khalfan Bin Tahnoun, Vice President and Member of the Umm Al Quwain Center for Conciliation and Arbitration Committee Al-Tejari, Abdullah Hamid bin Hamed, a member of the Umm Al-Quwain Center Committee, Abdullah Khamis Al-Suwaidi, Director General of the Chamber, and the Chamber’s Adviser, the Center’s Rapporteur.
During the meeting, Mr. Al-Kamali presented a copy of the annual report and newsletter to the DIFC Courts. Coordination was discussed to arrange a visit for His Excellency the President of the Chamber and the Umm Al Quwain Center for Conciliation and Arbitration Committee to the DIFC Courts with the aim of reviewing the experience of the courts and the procedures adopted in them, the wills service and exchange The experiences between the two parties and discuss the bonds of joint cooperation.
His Excellency the President of the Chamber valued this visit and looked forward to more joint cooperation between the two parties.

The first meeting of the Industrial Committee

The Node of the Permanent Industrial Committee held its first meeting on 10/15/2020 in the presence of His Excellency: Yusef Khalfan Tahnoun, Chairman of the Committee, and the members of the Committee. His Excellency: Aisha Rashid Latim and His Excellency: Abdullah bin Hamed and Mr. Yahya Marei, Rapporteur of the Committee.
During the meeting, the features of the industrial activity in the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain were reviewed and the importance of this sector’s role in achieving sustainable development was emphasized. The committee was also informed of the existence of a number of industrial projects that had not renewed their licenses, and a plan was decided to follow up the reasons for non-renewal by His Excellency the Director General.
The problems and obstacles that face projects when issuing the certificate of origin were also discussed.

The second meeting of the Economic and Trade Committee

The Economic and Trade Committee held its second meeting on 10/15/2020 in the presence of His Excellency: Ahmed Obaid Ibrahim, Chairman of the Committee and members of the Committee, His Excellency: Youssef Khalfan Tahnoun, and His Excellency: Aisha Rashid for Tim and His Excellency: Maryam Khalifa bin Khalaf and Mrs. Fatima Saif, Rapporteur of the Committee
The committee reviewed the minutes of its first meeting held on 01/10/2020 and the report of the committee’s reporter, which includes a list of the number of projects affiliated with the chamber, activated licenses, entrepreneurs registered in the Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla program for sponsoring youth projects and a list of the names of large projects according to the activity for the purpose of identification
The committee made recommendations regarding the follow-up of electronic connectivity with the Economic Department and the Umm Al-Quwain electronic government and the proposal to prepare a program for companies that provide services to individuals and institutions and prepare a questionnaire about the problems and obstacles related to the issuance of certificates of origin

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