Drydocks World & Maritime World, service providers to the maritime and oil and gas sectors have hosted a delegation of representatives of key French companies from Brittany under the aegis of the French Trade Commission Ubifrance of the French Embassy in UAE.
The high-profile delegation comprised of 28 key decision-makers of French companies and representatives of Ubifrance. They met His Excellency Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman of Drydocks World & Maritime World, and exchanged views on bilateral as well as the enhanced trade relations between the two countries and future prospects for business establishment and growth. The delegation saw a presentation about Dubai Maritime City services and projects and business incubators that are available, which rely on the highest international standards for the protection of rights and investments.
The meeting took place at the Maritime Business Centre, Dubai Maritime City (DMC), which is the rapidly evolving hub of maritime business activity in the region. His Excellency Khamis Juma Buamim, said: “I extend a warm welcome to all of you to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and I would like to thank you for this initiative and express our happiness for giving us the opportunity that allows us to showcase projects and services that we offer and to discuss opportunities for furthering relations between the companies that are represented and Drydocks World and Maritime World.
“Our facility at Dubai Maritime City offers significant advantages to organisations which are willing to capitalise on the incredible business growth prospects in the UAE in general and Dubai in particular and the trade relations, business and industrial markets as a springboard for the region and emerging neighboring countries, the fact that Dubai is strategically located ideally between the economies of the west and east, north and south.”
HE Buamim added that Dubai is strategically located and links global economies and stimulates business to strengthen the services and growth of the global economy. He stressed on the interest and desire to manage Dubai Maritime City to provide the highest level of business opportunities, and to create an ideal environment for companies and investors in order to achieve investment returns and accelerate the processes of growth within a short period.
The delegation was accompanied by experts on a tour of the facilities and existing projects which are under construction in Dubai Maritime City and Drydocks World. The Delegation expressed deep appreciation for the growth and development of the industrial and commercial sector as well as maritime navigation in Dubai and the advanced features and services offered by the pioneering organisations, which in turn provides sustainable contributions and value-addition to the country’s economy and stimulates foreign investment.