"The Economy" is looking to raise the country's competitiveness in entrepreneurship
The meeting reviewed the flexible package and plan of the 33 initiatives to support the national economy. ■ from the source
The Ministry of Economy discussed with the Department of Economic Development in Sharjah means of cooperation to raise the country's competitiveness in the legislative environment for entrepreneurship, enhance the ease of doing business activities, and encourage and attract investments in various vital sectors.
The Minister of Economy, Abdullah bin Touq Al-Marri, Minister of State for Entrepreneurship and Small and Medium Enterprises, Dr. Ahmed Belhoul Al Falasi, and Minister of State for Foreign Trade, Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al-Zeyoudi, discussed with the head of the Department of Economic Development in Sharjah, Sultan bin Hadda Al-Suwaidi, the most prominent economic developments and ways Developing coordination and joint cooperation between the two sides in order to develop the national business environment.
This came during a visit by the ministers to the "Sharjah Economy", within the framework of a series of meetings and field visits organized by the Ministry of Economy with its strategic partners, to discuss strengthening cooperation and integrating roles to support the national economy during the next stage.
The meeting dealt with reviewing the flexible package and the 33-initiative plan to support the national economy, and the most prominent challenges facing economic activities as a result of the spread of the "Covid-19" pandemic.
Bin Touq said: “Today we are working closely with our partners to introduce the 33 initiatives to advance the various economic sectors to better levels, and to support them in overcoming various challenges and current changes, and we will be keen to open a fruitful dialogue with all concerned parties, listen to their proposals and visions, and work closely to develop an environment. Business, and providing all forms of necessary support to it through the outputs of the economic plan and the announced initiatives.
For his part, Al Falasi said that supporting small and medium enterprises takes over an important aspect of the package of 33 initiatives, as the focus will be made through these initiatives and the new programs and legislations they contain on providing an incubating environment for entrepreneurs and enabling them of the elements of continuity and commercial success.
In turn, Al-Zeyoudi said that the work during the current stage is to strengthen partnerships with the concerned authorities to develop various economic sectors, support the private sector, and find appropriate solutions to the various challenges it faces, through the package of 33 initiatives that are currently being worked on.
In addition, Al-Suwaidi affirmed the keenness of the Sharjah Economic Department to strengthen its constructive cooperation with the Ministry of Economy to achieve better integration in work, in line with the economic development witnessed by the country and in the service of national development, especially in light of the current economic changes that require close cooperation between all stakeholders.