Dubai Maritime City to Join UAE-Korea Forum

Press Release
Sunday, May 26, 2013

 Dubai Maritime City's team led by Chairman of Drydocks World & Maritime World, to participate in the UAE-Korea Economic Partnership Forum 2013.

The event is supported by the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UAE Ministry of Foreign Trade, Federation of UAE Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Dubai Department of Economic Department, Foreign Direct Investment.

The forum, from May 27-28, 2013 in Seoul, Korea, is being held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, supported by the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UAE Ministry of Foreign Trade, Federation of UAE Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Dubai Department of Economic Department, Foreign Direct Investment.

Highlighting the singular advantage to companies in being based in the City, HE Khamis Juma Buamim, the Chairman of Drydocks World and Maritime World said, “DMC is a one-of-a-kind development that encourages and propagates marine and maritime activity in a business-friendly environment. It provides ample opportunities to set up and develop business in the highly accessible business hub of Dubai, which is well-connected with the rest of the world. The infrastructure and logistical support accorded to companies within the City is second to none. This is complemented by support from Government establishments for easy and hassle-free set up and hence maximizing business progress and faster ROI.”

“Our participation in the Forum would enable us to direct and guide the business community on the immense possibilities and benefits of setting up within DMC. The UAE today provides business-conducive environment and is the second largest market for Korean investors in the Middle East. Presence here would help penetrate markets in North Africa and South Asia besides the Middle East,” he added. 



 

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