Jafza awards key FM contract to Imdaad
Dubai, March 20, 2012
Imdaad, a leading provider of integrated facilities management solutions in the UAE, said it has signed a 10-year contract to provide integrated FM solutions to Jebel Ali free zone authority (Jafza).
The flagship operation of Economic Zones World and one of the largest and the fastest growing free zones in the world, Jafza covers an area of 57 sq km and is home to more than 6,700 companies, including 120 of the Fortune Global 500 enterprises.
Jafza accounts for up to 40 per cent of all foreign direct investments (FDI) in the UAE and more than 50 per cent of Dubai’s total exports.
Imdaad said the scope of work covered by the agreement includes HVAC systems, electrical systems, plumbing systems, civil engineering services, fire protection and detection systems, infrastructures maintenance, staff accommodation inspection services, managing accident damages, technical support, waste management, pest control, infrastructure cleaning, sewage treatment and maintaining a 24/7 call centre to provide prompt service round the clock.
Salma Ali Saif Bin Hareb, CEO of Economic Zones World, said, 'Having established a solid track record in the UAE’s FM industry, Imdaad is certainly an ideal choice to provide customized facilities management solutions to Jafza, especially at a time when we are seeing rapid growth.'
Imdaad will play a very important role in maintaining the high level of standards in safety, security and environmental compliance in the free zone, she added.
Commenting on the win, Jamal Abdulla Lootah, the CEO of Imdaad, said: “Being one of the largest and fastest growing free zones in the world, Jafza requires highly specialized FM expertise, technologies and know-how that will ultimately benefit the thousands of companies that are operating in the free zone.'
'Our long-term partnership with Jafza certainly demonstrates the high level of confidence that our customers have in our services,' he added.-TradeArabia News Service