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TRA, Dubai Police ink pact on information security

DUBAI, April 19, 2017

UAE’s Telecommunications Regularity Authority (TRA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Dubai Police General HQ to enhance cooperation in fields of information security, and work together to resolve related issues.

The agreement was signed by Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori, TRA general director and Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, commander-in-chief of Dubai Police.

This agreement includes 13 key subjects, including cooperation and joint action between the two sides in a number of areas related to information security, coordination mechanism for exchanging information and cooperation in resolving issues related to information security crimes within the common areas between the two parties.

Also, coordination in the field of spectrum and wireless devices, coordination in the case of harmful interference or trans boundary signals, support by the Dubai Police General HQ in the field of inspection and judicial control, facilitation of TRA functions at border crossings of the country when needed, exchange of expertise in telecommunications and in emergencies and crises.

Al Mansoori said: "We express our deep appreciation for the pivotal role played by the Dubai Police General HQ in establishing stability and security in the country. Information security, protecting virtual borders, websites and the infrastructure of the telecommunications sector is one of the main tasks of mutual interest between the two parties.”

“This reflects the wise leadership's directions in providing decent living conditions for all residents to ensure the continued use of smart and electronic services around the clock in all circumstances and situations, including emergencies. This agreement strengthens Dubai and the UAE’s position as one of the safest countries in the region and the world. Which enhances the trust in the investment sector and entrepreneurs to start their business from the UAE,” he added.

Major General Abdullah Khalifa praised the cooperation with TRA and its great role-play in serving the country and society. He pointed out that the agreement is in the interest of enhancing the security and safety of the society especially in the aspects of electronic and intelligent information security in addition to coordinating the joint work between the two sides in this context. – TradeArabia News Service

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