DUBAI, -- The Ministry of Economy and the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai (GDRFA-Dubai) have signed a memorandum of understanding with to increase protection and awareness of intellectual property.

The MoU provides for exchanging information between the two government bodies to offer the best services in relevant fields to the public.

The agreement was signed by Mohammad Ahmad Bin Abdulaziz Al Shehhi, Under-Secretory of Ministry of Economy for Economic Affairs, and Major General Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri, Director-General of the GDRFA- Dubai.

Al Marri said the GDRFA seeks to strengthen co-operation with all federal and local government entities in the UAE.

Source: Emirates News Agency