The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development announced the provision of a “check” feature on the Abu Dhabi Business Center website www.adbc.gov.ae, which allows all corporate and institutional clients and the public “consumers” to inquire about economic licenses. Registered in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
This feature comes within the framework of protecting customers and consumers and preserving their rights by providing them with basic information regarding economic establishments to ensure that they obtain the official license from the department, before proceeding with any transactions, sale or purchase contracts, etc., by enabling consumers to enter the serial number For electronic trading activity or the license number for commercial establishments licensed by the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development to verify the status of the license and its activities.
His Excellency Rashid Al Balushi, Undersecretary of the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development, said, “We are constantly working on developing services and providing information for consumer protection in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Plans and strategies have been developed that focus on projects, programs and initiatives essential for economic development that enhance confidence between consumers and the business community in the emirate.”
He added that protecting the consumer and preserving his rights is one of the strategic goals that the department is working to achieve, and for this we are keen to intensify awareness and provide consumers and all dealers with information and data from its reliable source, which contributes to protecting them from dealing with unlicensed persons, entities, or establishments.
His Excellency Rashid Al Balushi explained that the “verify” feature reflects the department’s keenness to protect the consumer and ensure that his rights are preserved from any transactions or any commercial activity with various establishments in the emirate that are subject to the laws, conditions and economic controls in force in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, which will be reflected in the enhancement of the business environment And sound and safe business practices in the emirate.
He stressed that the department is working, during the next phase, to activate more tools, means and laws to ensure the legality of establishments’ work, protect consumers from violators, and upgrade the mechanisms of the local market in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in all economic sectors.
He pointed out that the “verify” feature aims to support the investor and licensed establishments in the emirate, encourage electronic transactions, as well as limit contracting processes with fictitious establishments by enhancing trust between online store owners and consumers in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, as it helps e-store owners to market effectively. On the other hand, raising the level of reliability and safety of consumers through various online stores.