Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority Signs MoU with Society of Engineers UAE

Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park, today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Society of Engineers (SoE UAE) to promote mutual cooperation and the exchange of technical know-how.

Online PR News – 26-October-2013 – Dubai-UAE: 07 October, 2013 – Dubai-UAE: 07 October, 2013 - Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park, today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Society of Engineers (SoE UAE) to promote mutual cooperation and the exchange of technical know-how.

Under the agreement, DSOA and SoE UAE will work to ensure the adoption of best practices and international standards in engineering and construction. As part of its mandate to encourage young Emirati talent to join the engineering sector and facilitate the professional growth of employees, the two organisations will host training courses, workshops, seminars, conferences and continued education programmes.

Ghanim Al Falasi, Senior Vice-President, Corporate Services, Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, said: “The agreement represents the growing aim of the two organisations to enhance the calibre of professionals and empower them to meet the challenges of implementing and maintaining the UAE’s state-of-the-art infrastructure that is acclaimed worldwide. The partnership will also enable Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority to share best practices with the Society of Engineers UAE and benefit from its expertise.”

Eng. Essa Al Maidoor, President of Society of Engineers - UAE, said: “The agreement with Dubai Silicon Oasis is a significant step towards best engineering practices which will allow us to transfer technical and specialized expertise in all their engineering sectors through our global connections with technical international organizations. SOE strives to develop the expertise of all engineers through transferring knowledge and developing qualifications by adapting best practices, standards and specifications in all engineering disciplines which allows DSO to benefit from SOE expertise.”

Society of Engineers - UAE was established since 1979 to provide excellent services to the engineering sector by accrediting their Qualifications to practice in the UAE. Society of Engineers is a semi-government sector & a nonprofit organization who strives to provide great services to its 32,000 members'. SOE’s Vision: "National Pioneering to engineers, gulf extension, international contact and an engineering reference for the public and private sectors". SOE is recognized by the ISO – 9001:2008 and became a member of Arab Engineers Federation in 1984, World Federation Engineering Organization in 1985 and Gulf Engineering Union in 1986.

A wholly-owned entity of the Dubai government, Dubai Silicon Oasis operates as a free zone technology park for the semiconductor, microelectronic and other high technology-based companies looking to set up their regional headquarters and research and development facilities in the Middle East and Africa region.

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About Dubai Silicon Oasis:
Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), a 100% owned entity by the Government of Dubai is a free zone, strategically placed on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed road. DSOA's urban master-planned community spans 7.2 square kilometers of state of the art office towers, R&D and industrial zones, educational institutions, luxury apartments, villas, hotels, healthcare and a full range of lifestyle facilities which translate into a dynamic commercial and social environment. Businesses can flourish under the unrivalled package of incentives, including 100% ownership, and high end IT infrastructure that allows companies to begin operating immediately. For more information, please visit: www.dso.ae |Follow DSO on Twitter: @dsoftz.

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