UAE MoEI enables e-Signature feature for engineering contracts

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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UAE’s Minister of Energy and Infrastructure (MoEI), Mr. Suhail bin Mohammed Al Mazrouei has announced that the UAE Pass-based digital signature and verification feature is now activated for engineering project contracts.

According to the statement, this allows consultants and contractors to use UAE Pass to sign electronically on bids and contracts, while maintaining the highest level of information privacy and protection.

An electronic signature, or e-signature, is data that is logically associated with other data and which is used by the signatory to sign the associated data. An electronic signature is intended to provide a secure and accurate identification method for the signatory during a transaction.

UAE Minister of Energy and Infrastructure stated that the move aims to automate the services pertaining to engineering projects contracts.

Mr. Al Mazrouei remarked that “it reflects the keenness of the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure (MoEI) to keep pace with the digital transformation and leverage modern technology solutions in order to simplify its processes and improve the experience of its customers.”

The UAE Minister further noted that, “Digital transformation is a key enabler of shaping a better future that aligns with our leadership’s aspiration of making the UAE one of the most digitally advanced countries in the world.

“At UAE Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, we seek to adopt innovative tools and ways to improve our performance and offerings, in line with the Emirates Program for Excellence in Government Services,” Mr. Al Mazrouei added.

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