Dubai Chamber of commerce saves 3 million USD from paperless stamp
Dubai Chamber of Commerce saved close to 3 million USD and one million sheets of paper in 2021 after obtaining the 100% Paperless Stamp from the Dubai Digital Authority. The estimated value of savings reflects the cost of printing, time and transportation to the Chamber’s customer happiness centres.
Last year, Dubai Chamber of Commerce obtained the 100% Paperless Stamp after meeting the targets outlined under the Dubai Paperless Strategy launched by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of the Emirate of Dubai, which aims to position Dubai a global smart city and make Dubai the first paperless government in the world.
H.E. Hamad Buamim, President & CEO of Dubai Chambers, stressed the Chamber’s commitment to supporting the Dubai Paperless Strategy and cementing Dubai’s position as a global business and innovation hub. He noted that Dubai Chamber of Commerce currently offers more than 50 smart services are offered by the Chamber, which have improved ease of doing business and streamlined processes.
For his part, Saif Hattawi, Director of Information Technology at Dubai Chamber of Commerce said the advanced digital infrastructure has enabled the Chamber customers and employees to seamlessly transition to new system, which continues to evolve to meet the needs of the business community.
Dubai Chamber were one of the first government entities to incorporate Blockchain and partner to ensure paperless strategy. The Chamber signed with FAB ( First Abu Dhabi Bank) for the Blockchain enabled UAE Trade Connect, as well as DP World for Blockchain silk road and other initiatives. It was also one of the first to offer blockchain solutions with International Chamber of Commerce.