du inks deal with SIRA to reinforce security services in UAE

By Amirtha P S, Desk Reporter
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du, the Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) and the Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to bolster collaboration and enhance safety and security services in line with the UAE’s strategic vision. 

The MoU was signed on the sidelines of the world-leading trade event for security, emergency response, safety and cybersecurity, Intersec Dubai.  

As part of the agreement, both companies will support institutional integration and harness administrative, technical and practical expertise to develop a framework for sustainability, social and security development standards, evaluate and improve national and community action practices as well as provide differentiated services to all members of society.

Fahad Al Hassawi
Fahad Al Hassawi
CEO – du

“We are committed to 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 organizations, 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.”

The agreement also intends to adopt an intelligence-driven, collaborative approach to develop activities, in addition to strengthening partnerships with various state entities and institutions to contribute to the development of services offered by both parties.

Further, the new partnership will facilitate communication between security providers licensed by SIRA and du to deploy next-generation capabilities and solutions. Through this deal, du will provide special offers and plans to SIRA clients. These include prepaid and flexible plans catering to customer requirements in the UAE.

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.”

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