DAFZA hosts Israel’s Senior Economic Delegation

A senior economic delegation from Israel paid a visit to the Dubai Airport Free zone Authority (DAFZA).

The aim of the visit is to explore the opportunities for strategic ties in different fields. This is alongside a view to encouraging and growing foreign investment flows. This plan will also reinforce collective action to pursue the exciting prospects that DAFZA and the Israeli economic and commercial institutions in the delegation are awaiting.

Dafza seeks optimum collaboration

The delegation, headed by Uriel Lynn, President of the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce and President of the Tel-Aviv & Central Israel Chamber of Commerce, was invited by Dr. Mohammad Al Zarooni, Director General of DAFZA, along with senior officials.

A number of high-ranking officials were also included in the Israeli delegation, such as David Castel, President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Haifa and the North, Amir Shani, Vice President of the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce, and Ze’ev Lavie, VP of the Israeli Chambers of Commerce’s Foreign Affairs & Business Growth Federation. It also includes Adiv Baruch, Chairman of the Institute for Israeli Export and International Cooperation, Gadi Ariely, Director General of the Institute for Israel Export & International Cooperation, Ron Tomer, President of the Israel Manufacturers Association, Hagai Edri, VP SME & Government Affairs of the Israel Manufacturers Association (MAI) and Avshalom ‘Abu’ Vilan, Secretary General, Israel Growers Fed.

For a brighter future

The basis for cooperation and ways of benefiting from the commercial and investment opportunities offered by the UAE, the Emirate of Dubai and the free zone were explored by the two sides. This initiative is in line with the Memorandum of Understanding. It is recently with the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce by the Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority.

Members of the Israeli delegation attended the presentation. It outlined the most important political programs and measures led by the Free Zone. They addressed areas of possible collaboration between the two sides during the presentation. The ventures include Dubai Commerce City, the region’s first e-commerce free zone. It also aims to boost Dubai’s status as a regional e-commerce Center and to be home to the e-commerce infrastructure.

The Israeli delegation showed the facilities and resources offered to companies in the UAE by the Israeli infrastructure. This would also improve the advantages provided to companies operating in the free zone. The resources are going to promote the activities of businesses in the region and around the world. This is beside their international growth efforts.

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