The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) launched the first training series in the field of e-Commerce, emphasizing the role of ICT in enhancing economic development.
The workshop was aimed at small and medium businesses, to raise awareness on the required conditions for practicing e-Commerce, as one of the key activities in terms of growth at the current time. The workshop included information on the e-Payment portal, logistical services management, activation of points of sale services, stores’ management and monitoring, and others.
Mohammad Al Zarooni, Director Policies and Programs Department at the TRA, said: “TRA is keen to encourage the regulatory environment as well as activating initiatives that promote e-Commerce in order to achieve its strategy in enhancing smart lifestyle in the UAE. This workshop is part of the initiatives that aim to support e-Commerce by educating partners on methods and tools of e-Commerce, in light of the advanced digital infrastructure in the country, which allows entities to use ICT capabilities in different economic sectors.”
TRA is committed to reducing fraudulent electronic correspondence and its subsequent changes, as well as reducing opportunities for fraud in e-Commerce and other e-transactions, through establishing unified principles of rules, regulations and standards relating to the authentication and reliability of e-correspondence, to enhance confidence in the validity of the transactions, correspondence and e-records, as well as enhance e-Commerce and other e-transactions on national and global levels, through the use of e-signatures.
The workshop is part of a series of workshops, planned by TRA to raise public awareness on modern economical outcomes of ICT, enabling them to perform their work in a clear and secure manner, ensuring continuity of economic development and further prosperity for the country.