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Sohaila Ahmed, Staff Reporter
As part of Ajman-DED’s efforts to monitor markets and economic facilities with the aim of enhancing commercial protection and protecting consumers, Control & Consumer Protection Department was able after field investigation to seize engine oils valued at Dhs20 million which carried international trademarks in a factory in Ajman Industrial Area.
Almost 100,000 packs were confiscated, and the factory was immediately fined and closed.
Abdulla Ahmed Alhemrani, Assistant Director General for Economic Registration and Control affairs, said that Ajman-DED makes all efforts to combat commercial fraud and counterfeit goods. To this effect, inspection campaigns are being regularly carried out to curb such practices that harm interests of investors and trademark owners, and pose risks to consumers and cause damage to their property in case of use of such products due to their incompliance with international specifications and standards.
Hassan Ali Alshehhi, Manager of Anti Commercial Fraud Section, confirmed that Ajman-DED had stricted dealing with monopoly and commercial fraud practices to guarantee stability and commercial protection for investors, and its continuous collaboration with trademark owners to protect their rights. He also confirmed the efficiency of “Fraud Complaint Request” service available through the website and smart App.
In April, The Department of Economic Development, DED, in Ajman had announced eight new digital services available on its website and smart application 24/7 to make it easier and convenient for customers under the exceptional circumstances prevailing in the world.
These services included the issuance of Commercial Mobile Vehicle license, Instant License (Halan), Electronic Trading (E trader) License, Business Centre License, authentication of smart contracts for service agent and business companies, renewal for more than a year, temporary suspension license based on owner request (Freeze License), and cancellation based on the authority of Ajman DED (administrative cancellation).
Ajman Department of Economic Development (Ajman-DED) will have a live broadcasting session with its customers through its program “Stay Live” at 11am, for a duration of one hour, for responding to the customers’ enquiries about all the digital services that are being provided by the department’s website and smart application.
Sheikh Ahmed Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, the Ruler’s Representative of Administrative & Financial Affairs, and the Chairman of the Department of Economic Development, took part on Thursday in the intensive and ongoing inspection campaign of the markets and points of sale in the Emirate.
The Department of Economic Development in Ajman, in cooperation with Beit Al Khair Society, announced the participation in the “10 Million Meals” campaign, an initiative by Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Initiatives Foundation, which is the largest national community campaign of its kind to provide meals and food parcels and rations to individuals who are in need and affected by the current health crisis, through distributing about 230,000 meals at an average of 9,000 meals daily in various regions of the Emirate during the Holy Month of Ramadan, and the distribution of 1,780 food baskets to affected families.
Ajman Department of Economic Development (Ajman DED) announced that it has become possible to renew the licenses of economic entities without the requirement of submitting a lease contract for the entity’s location for a duration of 3 months.
Sheikh Mohammed directed the dispatch of urgent humanitarian aid worth Dhs50 million to the brotherly Syrian people, in order to provide relief to those affected by the most devastating earthquake.
The ceremony saw the signing of 22 performance agreements that commit government teams to ensure the timely development of 80 transformational projects over the next six months.
Insured Emiratis need to complete a minimum of one year in their jobs in order to be entitled to receive their end-of-service payment from the General Pension and Social Security Authority.