The Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) and the National Media Council (NMC) have signed a co-operation agreement to form a committee to unify all names related to media activities. This initiative is in line with the joint efforts to meet the needs of investors, and further strengthen the economic, social and cultural scene of the UAE.
His Excellency Mr Sami Dhaen Al Qamzi, Director General, DED, and His Excellency Ibrahim Al Abed, Director General of the National Media Council, signed the agreement. Officials from DED and NMC attended the ceremony held, recently, at DED headquarters in Deira.
"Linking DED's services with concerned local and federal bodies is part of our commitment to further strengthen Dubai’s business environment which is important for the continued growth of the Emirate. We are pleased to sign the agreement with the National Media Council, which will contribute to enhancing the level of services provided to customers," said Mr Al Qamzi.
"As per the agreement, the National Media Council will provide DED with an updated list of licenses and media activities, and DED will electronically provide NMC with access service to data related to business licenses and media activities issued by DED" said Mr Al Abed.
The agreement also includes co-ordination in the fields of training, and exchange of expertise, studies, ideas and proposals. The two parties will also co-operate in the field of joint inspections and compliances.