du, Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) and the Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to expand collaboration and improve safety and security services in line with the UAE’s strategic goal. On the margins of Intersec Dubai, H.E. Khalifa Ibrahim Al Saleis, CEO of SIRA, and Fahad Al Hassawi, CEO of du, signed a Memorandum of Understanding.
Both companies will support institutional integration and leverage administrative, technical, and practical expertise to develop a framework for sustainability, social and security development standards, evaluate and improve national and community action practises, and provide differentiated services to all members of society under the terms of the agreement.
On the occasion, Fahad AlHassawi, CEO of du, said: “We are committed towards strengthening our cooperation with various government agencies to significantly bolster our support of the UAE government’s strategic plan. We are pleased to sign this MoU with the Security Industry Regulatory Agency, to enhance services that meet the demand of enterprises, multi-national organisations, SMEs and individual customers within the region. Our teams will work together with SIRA teams to enhance communication and ensure that the goals of this partnership are realized. We eagerly look forward to seeing the positive results of this partnership in the near future.”
Speaking about the MoU, H.E.Khalifa Ibrahim Al Saleis, CEO of SIRA, said: “This partnership aims to consolidate existing security functions with new capabilities into a joint, integrated entity as both parties share knowledge and expertise. Through our collaboration with du, we plan to improve services provided by both companies and solidify industry partnerships, which are extremely vital in growing the UAE’s digital economy, accelerating innovation, and supporting an entrepreneurial ecosystem.”
The Memorandum of Understanding between du teams and the Security Industry Regulatory Authority aims to develop activities using an intelligence-driven, collaborative approach, as well as strengthen partnerships with various state entities and institutions to contribute to the development of both parties’ services. The new agreement will also make it easier for security providers who have been licenced by SIRA and du to implement next-generation capabilities and solutions to communicate with one another.
SIRA clients will benefit from special offers and programmes as a result of this strategic partnership. Prepaid and flexible plans are available in the UAE to meet the needs of customers.