Abu Dhabi: The Ministry of Power and Trade has introduced the event of a brand new nationwide platform devoted to showcasing merchandise and tools that can be utilized within the battle towards the COVID-19 pandemic.
The merchandise will likely be listed on the digital platform for the economic sector within the nation, which was beforehand launched in coordination with the Departments of Financial Growth, DED, of every of the seven emirates and members of the Industrial Coordination Council.
Suhail Al Mazrouei, Minister of Power and Trade, mentioned the COVID-19 platform is designed to assist the healthcare system within the nation and urged nationwide companies to register their COVID-19 associated merchandise on the platform.
He praised the flexibleness proven by nationwide producers in re-designing manufacturing traces and elevating manufacturing capacities to satisfy client wants through the present disaster, which had a fantastic affect on the sustainability of product availability within the nation.
The event of a unified database for nationwide companies and merchandise will additional improve the nation’s readiness for any comparable disaster that will come up in future.
Eng. Sharif Salim Al Olama, Beneath-Secretary of the Ministry of Power and Trade, mentioned the pandemic had taken the worldwide industrial sector largely abruptly and altered the strategic priorities to fabricate medical merchandise and private protecting tools because the demand for these merchandise soared.
He additionally pressured the significance of enhancing the manufacturing capacities of the UAE’s industries to satisfy home wants and preserve the nation’s main function in supporting regional and worldwide provide chains with essential merchandise.
Eng. Osama Amir, Assistant Beneath-Secretary for Trade Affairs, mentioned the primary part of the platform will present decision-makers and patrons with a listing of merchandise which are very important to serving to battle the pandemic and offers contact particulars of the producers. Upon completion, the platform will present manufacturing capability knowledge and can act as an efficient hyperlink between home producers and patrons from inside and outdoors the nation.
The COVID-19 merchandise listing will likely be hosted on the UAE Makes platform, the digital portal for the economic sector, which permits buyers and entrepreneurs to speak with any occasion inside the nation’s industrial ecosystem.
The UAE goals to draw investments within the industrial sector and facilitate decision-making by offering a complete system of knowledge, insurance policies, rules and procedures for industrial licences at a nationwide degree.