Dubai: The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) received a visiting delegation from the Ministry of Infrastructure Development, which included a number of the Ministry employees. The visit aims to identify best practices in the financial management and administrative affairs of TRA.
The delegation reviewed the best practices of TRA in warehouse and inventory management, best practices in asset and property management, electronic systems used for warehouse management, asset tracking and inventory, destruction and recycling mechanisms, KPIs to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of warehouse and property management, and procedures expenditure saving.
On this visit, Mohammad Al Kitbi, Director of Administration Affairs Department, said: “"TRA has adopted a number of updated strategies and plans that have contributed to accelerating the work, improving operational efficiency and improving asset management. TRA has also benefited from national expertise and competencies, empowered human resources and optimized the available resources. This has led TRA to winning the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Government Excellence Award for best federal entity with less than 500 employees. TRA has endeavored to share its successful experience with all government entities in order to achieve integration at the level of systems, databases, knowledge and expertise as a major step into the age of Artificial Intelligence and smart cities in an efficient manner that achieves the desired goals.”
He stressed that TRA welcomes all government delegations wishing to know more about the management experience of TRA, which is reflects positively on the achievement of the National Agenda. He added: “TRA welcomes all meetings with government entities, whether for learning about the experience of TRA or exchanging of experiences and knowledge.
The visit of the delegation of the Ministry of Infrastructure Development today comes in this context, as it reflects the spirit of cooperation and coordination between TRA and other governmental and private entities, in line with the directives of the wise leadership, and it contributes to achieving the UAE 2021 and the objectives of the National Agenda."
TRA has been awarded Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Government Excellence Award for best federal entity with less than 500 employees. Moreover, It has won Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Government Excellence Award in 2017 in the National Agenda and enablers categories. TRA has received many ISO certificates in the areas of business continuity, quality management system, environmental management system, information management and security system, health and safety, energy management.
About The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)
TRA was established in the UAE according to the Federal Law by Decree No. 3 of 2003. The role of TRA focuses on two fields: regulating the telecommunications sector, and enabling government entities in the field of smart transformation, as well as promoting cyber security in order to preserve the society’s safety and enhance its happiness and wellbeing.
In regulation, TRA role focuses on ensuring excellent telecom services, developing the ICT sector, protecting the stakeholders’ interests, implementing relevant policy and regulatory frameworks, developing human resources and promoting research and development, in order to ensure that the UAE has a leading regional and global position in the ICT sector.
In enablement, TRA is responsible for the mGovernment according to the Law No. 3 of 2011. Since then, TRA has been responsible for digital transformation in the Federal Government through two strategic goals: enhancing smart lifestyle and leadership in smart technological infrastructure in the UAE.
For more information, visit: www.tra.gov.ae
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