Members of UAQ Chamber, the Chamber is pleased to inform you of its participation in Expo 2020 Dubai through a permanent office at the exhibition, and it is fully prepared to provide all necessary services and facilities to its members.
His Excellency / Khalfan Ahmed Misfer – Chairman of the Board of Directors of Umm Al Quwain Chamber – witnessed the signing of a contract to launch an electronic platform entitled “UAQ Business to showcase projects in the Emirate of Al Quwain.
The contract was signed on behalf of the Umm Al Quwain Chamber of Commerce and Industry by Mr. Ahmed Obaid Ibrahim – Member of the Umm Al Quwain Chamber’s Board of Directors, and Mr. Ghanem Mubarak Al Muhairi, on behalf of Team x.
His Excellency Khalfan Ahmed Misfer, Chairman of the Umm Al Quwain Chamber of Directors, confirmed that this platform is a comprehensive reference for the various projects and companies that have been based in the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain. The application includes various commercial and industrial activities such as “cafes, restaurants, flower and gift shops, salons, fashion stores, sports clubs, and other activities.” In addition, an overview of each project will be presented, including (the logo, the trade name, the project’s website, and a brief about its products).
The Umm Al Quwain Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Dubai International Financial Center Courts signed a memorandum of understanding in order to consolidate support and cooperation, and to provide an opportunity for the two parties to consult and exchange information among themselves in areas of common interest in an effort to enhance their strategic goals and interests.
The memorandum was signed by His Excellency Yousef Khalfan Tahnoun – Vice Chairman of the Umm Al Quwain Chamber of Commerce and Industry and His Excellency Judge Omar Juma Al Muhairi – Vice President of the Dubai International Financial Center Courts. In the presence of the gentlemen from the Umm Al Quwain Chamber: His Excellency / Khalfan Ahmed Misfer – Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Umm Al Quwain Chamber and His Excellency / Abdullah Khamis Al Suwaidi – Director General of the Umm Al Quwain Chamber, and the signing was attended by the courts of the Dubai International Financial Center: Mr. Judge / Ali Shamis Al Madhani – First Appeal Judge and Head of International Relations for Judicial Affairs, His Excellency Judge / Nasser Hashem Al Nasser, and Mr. Ahmed Abdel Rahman Al Kamali – Director of Government and International Relations and the Office of the Chief of Courts.
His Excellency / Khalfan Ahmed Misfer – Chairman of the Board of Directors of Umm Al Quwain Chamber welcomed the signing of the memorandum, considering that cooperation between the two sides will serve the interest of the business community, and that the memorandum comes within the framework of developing the Chamber’s partnerships with the competent authorities, with the aim of improving the level of services provided by the Chamber to its clients and to ensure access to To achieve high quality results, and to achieve the optimal use of government resources in a way that perpetuates the march of excellence and leadership in the Emirate.
His Excellency / Yousef Khalfan Tahnoun, Vice Chairman of the Umm Al Quwain Chamber of Commerce and Industry, stressed the strengthening of relations between business owners in the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain with their counterparts in friendly and brotherly countries, informing them of investment opportunities and exchanging ideas for the possibility of establishing investment partnerships.
This came through his meeting with Happily / K. Jandra Negara – Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia in the country and his accompanying delegation at the Umm Al Quwain Chamber of Commerce and Industry building. During the meeting, they discussed ways of cooperation between the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain and Indonesia on the one hand and the opportunity for mutual meetings and visits between business owners between the two sides on the other hand.
His Excellency the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors explained to His Excellency / K. Jandra Negara, the economic features enjoyed by the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain and the investment opportunities available in it, pointing out that the Emirate with its distinguished geographical location and the facilities it offers to investors facilitates the attraction of large and diversified projects.
For his part, the Consul of the Republic of Indonesia thanked the Vice President for the valuable information he provided on the economic, commercial, and investment aspects in the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain and stressed the keenness of business owners in his country to communicate with their counterparts in Umm Al Quwain and discuss the possibility of establishing projects and partnerships between the two sides.
In conclusion, the Vice President thanked His Excellency the Consul of Indonesia in the country and stressed the Chamber’s readiness to provide facilities for those wishing Indonesian business owners to enter the field of investment in Umm Al Quwain, and the two parties exchanged shields and souvenirs.
A delegation from the Umm Al Quwain Chamber of Commerce and Industry, headed by the Chamber’s Chairman, His Excellency Khalfan Misfer, visited the headquarters of the DIFC Courts based on a previous invitation and coordination. The President was accompanied on his visit by His Excellency / Ammar Rashid Al-Alili – Member of the Board of Directors and His Excellency / Abdullah Khamis Al Suwaidi – The Chamber’s Director-General – and he was receiving the delegation on behalf of the President of the Courts, His Excellency / Amna Al Owais – Chief Registrar of the Center – Judge Nasser Al Nasser and Professor / Ahmed Abdel Rahman Al Kamali – Director of Governmental and International Relations of the Office of the Chief Courts
After welcoming the delegation, Her Excellency / Amna Al Owais gave a detailed explanation about the general structure of the Dubai International Financial Center, then touched on the structure of the courts, its components, the terms of reference of these courts, their method of work and the laws they depend on, noting that the Dubai courts seek to expand their relations and provide their services locally, regionally and internationally for this. It gives attention to communication with the chambers of commerce and industry in the country to be a supporter and mediator with the business sector to approve the Dubai Financial Center Courts in their contracts and agreements.
For his part, His Excellency Judge Al Nasser welcomed the attendance and the pride of the Dubai International Financial Courts to communicate with the Chamber and with the Umm Al Quwain Center for Commercial Arbitration, stressing the importance of these meetings to develop cooperation mechanisms. His Excellency presented a brief overview of the DIFC Courts, the tasks they perform, the importance of coordination, and touched on civil law. And the types of cases that the courts deal with, in addition to a brief explanation on the implementation of the judgments of the Center’s courts and the procedures taken in their regard, and his Excellency also touched upon cooperation with the relevant authorities, including the chambers of commerce and arbitration centers, and the memoranda concluded with the authorities whether they are federal, local or international, as well as the Free Zones Authority.
His Excellency / Khalfan Misfer expressed his sincere thanks and appreciation for receiving the DIFC Courts for the Chamber’s delegation, communicating with the Center, exchanging information, and benefiting from the court’s expertise, especially in the field of commercial arbitration. His Excellency praised the role and interest of the Center at its highest levels in creating the appropriate flexible mechanisms and environment to address legal disputes between the two sectors. Business, whether at the state level or the regional and international level, and His Excellency / Ammar Al-Ali – President of the Umm Al-Quwain Center for Conciliation and Commercial Arbitration – provided an overview of the center’s work and its procedures under the umbrella of the Chamber and the provisions of the Federal Arbitration Law and stressed the importance of cooperation and coordination with the courts of the Dubai International Financial Center, especially And he possesses global experiences in the field of international arbitration.
At the end of the meeting, His Excellency Khalfan Misfer welcomed the conclusion of a joint memorandum of understanding between the two parties to achieve the goals and interests pursued by both the chamber and the courts.
In line with the vision of the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain 2021 and the culmination of the effective Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Umm Al Quwain and the bodies operating under it in various fields, especially volunteer work, His Excellency / Khalfan Misfer – President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Umm Al Quwain was honored in the presence of His Excellency / Yousef Khalfan Tahnoun and His Excellency / Aisha Rashid Letim and Happiness / Abdullah bin Hamed, members of the Chamber’s Board of Directors. Thank you for your giving program headed by Saif Al-Rahman Amir, founder and head of the program, and Mrs. Kawthar Al-Rahali, First Deputy and Counselor Basharali, member of the Board of Directors and legal advisor, in appreciation of their distinguished efforts in community contributions and active participation in the implementation of plans and initiatives, and the success of the virtual innovation spirit forum Which was launched with the support of the Umm Al Quwain Chamber of Commerce and Industry and at the initiative of the Umm Al Quwain Businesswomen Council and in cooperation with the Thank You for Your Giving program for the period from 21-28 February 2021 with the participation of approximately 4,500 community groups. His happiness praised the program’s initiatives and wished them more progress, success, and encouragement for their continuity Work in the service of society.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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