The UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, TRA, is hosting the third eBiz Payment Workshop in its Dubai headquarters today.
The purpose behind the event is to bring together stakeholders from across the eCommerce industry to discuss ways to advance the sector and enhance the online transaction experience of UAE Internet users. Boosting both consumer and business confidence in the safety of the UAE eCommerce system is also a key focus area on the event’s agenda.
"For the third installment of this innovative workshop series, we have designed the programme to provide a holistic view of the ecommerce ecosystem and our goals are to continuously support the people, entrepreneurs and the businesses they represent, to launch their own eCommerce platform and store.
"We also aim to provide those attending with a full grasp on the sector, by covering topics that resonate with those in the early stages of development or working in the industry," said Hamad Obaid Al Mansouri, UAE mGovernment Director-General.
"eBiz Payment aims to gather key players in eBusiness and the eCommerce industry. As new drives in this sector are highlighted throughout the session, the advances within eCommerce in the region and the UAE are effectively showcased," he added.
According to Federal Law No. 01 of 2006 on Electronic Commerce and Transactions (the "Act") the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of the UAE was appointed as the authority entrusted with overseeing certification services in the UAE pursuant to Article 20 of the Act.
The Cabinet approved this recommendation pursuant to its decision No. 8/291 on October 15th, 2006. The mission of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority eCommerce Department is to promote economic development and technological innovation within the defined parameters of a fair eCommerce regulatory regime in line with international standards.