This morning, The Municipality and planning Department in Ajman signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Emirates Association for Lawyers and Legal out of the keenness of both parties to lay the foundations for effective strategic collaboration to ensure the achievement of institutional integration to promote legal work in line with federal and local strategic plan of the emirate to enhance mutual cooperation in different legal fields.
The Memorandum was signed by His Excellency Abdulrahman Mohamed Al-Nuaimi, General Director of the Department, on behalf of the Municipality and Planning Department and His Excellency Attorney Zayed Said Seif Al-Shamsy, Chairman of the Emirates Association for Lawyers and Legal, signed on behalf of the Association in the presence of a number of officials of both parties.
The Memorandum aims to enhancing cooperation in the field of Private Legal Affairs of the Department and developing legal and legislative work in the Department as well as exchanging practical expertise and experiences and holding mutual seminars and meetings to enhance the legal mentality of the employees of the Department, which would serve all segments of the society, in general, and the legal segment, in particular. Which will reflect on the process of economic, social and legal development and maximize the benefit for the society.
Both parties seek, through the Memorandum, to enhance the efforts of partnership to achieve the vision of the leadership and strategies of the UAE in the fields related to serving citizens and jurists regarding the dissemination of legal awareness in order to achieve legal and juridical awareness for everyone. In addition to setting out an effective framework for the relations of the partnership between both parties to achieve mutual benefit. As well as offering added value to the legal situation and enhancing the progress opportunities to achieve their vision and satisfy their clients. In addition to seeking activation of joint work to enhance performance and to facilitate procedures, as well as to develop client services and to maximize the benefit for the society.
According to the Memorandum, both parties are keen on implementing and developing an integrated system to communicate through holding seminars, lectures, sessions and workshops for all targeted categories. In addition to joint work and to reach a work mechanism to achieve sublimity for citizens and residents regarding protecting their rights.
The Memorandum, singed by both parties, set out the most important means and mechanisms, which will accomplish the desired objectives through integration, cooperation and cohesion in seeking to accomplish the tasks and facilitating joint work procedures as well as achieving the objectives of this Memorandum and exchanging practical knowledge, experiences and expertise at all levels and standards. In addition to holding mutual seminars, meetings and workshops to serve the purposes of this Memorandum and modifying processes and common procedures of both parties, which are related to services provided to clients and participants. The Memorandum set out periodic meetings to be briefed on the best practices of both parties in all work fields, in addition to participating in the preparation of the draft law projects related to the work of both parties and the formation of joint work teams to achieve the objectives and activate the obligations agreed upon.
According to the Memorandum, which will be valid for three years from its signing date and to be automatically renewed, the two parties agrees to hold periodic review meetings at all management levels of both parties to assess the collaboration and partnership and to take the necessary procedures of development and promotion by mutual agreement. As both parties shall work on the implementation of this Memorandum without prejudice to their constitutive laws, the agreements or contracts to which they are committed or any law or legislation applicable in the UAE and any administrative decision of the parties shall not be in conflict with the objectives of the provisions of this Memorandum.
To that, His Excellency Abdulrahman Mohamed Al-Nauimi, Director General of the Municipality and Planning Department in Ajman, stressed that His Highness Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nauimi, Chairman of the Department, is keen on strengthening bilateral relations among all strategic partners of the Department as well as exchanging expertise and information on all issues and matters related to them, in order to serve the national interests and the public interest for both parties. Pointing out that the Memorandum comes as part of the keenness of the Municipality and Planning Department in Ajman on enhancing its services and promoting its institutional excellence development competitively with its peers and harnesses its energy in serving the general national and societal issues out of the social responsibility adopted according to its strategic plan, through laying the foundations for mutual strategic collaboration effectively with the Association, to ensure the achievement of institutional integration and enhancement of legal work in the Department.
For his part, His Excellency Attorney Zayed Al-Shamsi, Chairman of the Emirates Association for Lawyers and Legal, stressed the keenness of the Association, since its founding, on spreading the legal awareness culture among all sectors and governmental and societal institutions through issuing mutual researches, studies, seminars and meeting to promote the legal mentality, which would help all segments of the society, in general, and the legal segment, in particular.
He added that the cooperation agreement sets out the methodology of cooperation and actual work between both parties and focuses on the development of legislative and legal work through exchanging expertise, seminars, lectures, sessions and workshops for all targeted categories on legislatives and legal opinions, praising the efforts of the Department in clarifying its work paths legally and its keenness on coordinating with all bodies that work with the Department to achieve the vision of the leadership and its pioneer legislative role, which serve the national interests in the UAE, praising the efforts of the Department in cooperating with the Association.
On the sidelines of agreement, His Excellency Director General and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Association exchanged the Shields of Honor to promote cooperation and coordination between them.