Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of the Sharjah Executive Council (SEC), chaired, on Tuesday, the meeting of the SEC, which was held in the Sharjah Ruler’s Office.
This came in the presence of Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Vice Chairman of the Sharjah Executive Council (SEC), and Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Vice Chairman of the Sharjah Executive Council (SEC).
During its meeting, the SEC discussed a number of government issues and took the necessary decisions in line with the vision and strategy of the Emirate of Sharjah in advancing all sectors and providing a decent life for members of society.
In implementation of the directives of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, the SEC approved the list of those eligible for promotion to their next ranks from the Sharjah Police (SP) and the Sharjah Police Science Academy (SPSA), and their number is 711, of whom 205 are officers, and 506 from the category of non-commissioned officers and individuals, in addition to the promotion of 261 eligible for financial promotion.
The SEC appreciated the directives of His Highness, the Ruler of Sharjah, and his continuous support for the police sector in the Emirate, which contributed to its attainment of a high and distinguished position in terms of performance, outputs, quality of services, and access to high safety rates.
The SEC discussed the report of the Data Management and Governance Programme on assessing the level of maturity of data management practices in the Emirate of Sharjah, which aims to explore and evaluate data management, policies and procedures, and assessing the roles and responsibilities of stakeholders in government data management. In addition to reviewing the level of readiness to develop and improve data management processes, identifying technical tools and systems for improvement, and developing a roadmap for implementing a sustainable data management programme.
The evaluation areas were metadata, data directory, governance, quality, storage, content and document management, main and reference data management, business intelligence, data integration and sharing, open data, information security, and data privacy.
The SEC directed all government entities to work more and faster to reach the goals of the programme, achieve data governance according to the best standards, and maintain data security and privacy.
The SEC reviewed the annual report of the Sharjah Foundation to Support Pioneering Entrepreneurs (RUWAD) for the year 2022, as the report indicates that the amount of financing for the past year amounted to 3 million and 817 thousand dirhams, for 9 pioneering projects. While the total funding since the establishment of the institution amounted to more than 36 million and 850 thousand dirhams.
According to the report, the projects supported by the RUWAD were distributed at the level of cities and regions of the Emirate, and they include commercial, service and industrial projects for both sexes. The report also included the achievements of the membership programme and its cumulative development, with a total of 1,200 project members, of which 341 in 2022.
The report dealt with the programmes and initiatives implemented by the RUWAD to support projects, including cooperation with partners to provide greater opportunities for entrepreneurs, increase government purchases, and provide consultations, in addition to conducting studies, training entrepreneurs, and organising exhibitions.