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UAE ministry, free zones discuss joint promotional efforts

ABU DHABI, August 4, 2016

The UAE Ministry of Economy recently met with officials of several free zones at its headquarters in Abu Dhabi to strengthen strategic partnerships and mutual cooperation.

The participants exchanged views on foreign events and participations to ensure unified efforts towards maximising the country’s international exposure, said a statement from the ministry.

The meeting was organised by the ministry’s Trade Promotion and Investment Department and was attended by senior representatives from several UAE’s free zones such as Abu Dhabi Global Market, Abu Dhabi Media Zone Authority – Twofour54, Masdar City, Dubai Airport Free Zone, Dubai International Financial Center Authority, Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority, Dubai Maritime City, Dubai Creative Clusters Authority, Dubai South City, Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, and Ajman Free Zone, it said.

Mohammed Nasser Al Zaabi, director of Trade Promotion and Investment Department, said: “The assembly forms part of a series of ongoing periodic meetings being organised by the department with its strategic partners from the public and private sectors.”

He added that the gatherings are intended to raise the level of coordination, review the promotion management plan, and share ideas on areas of future cooperation in foreign events and participations.

Al Zaabi emphasised that the free zones represent some of the ministry’s most important strategic partners, as they are major economic contributors to the state.

He further noted that many of the country’s free zones are regarded as among the best in the world by international reports due to their high efficiency and global economic and investment impact, it added. – TradeArabia News Service




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