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SCED-Ajman discusses ways to boost tourism

The Gulf Today | May 17, 2018
 The Islamic Chamber of Commerce , Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA)

The Standing Committee for Economic Development (SCED) of the Executive Council in Ajman (SECD-Ajman) held its fifth meeting for 2018 under the chairmanship of Abdullah Al-Muwaiji, Chairman of the Committee. The meeting discussed the progress of work and the latest developments in the units of the economic sector in the emirate.

The meeting was attended by members of the committee; Sheikh Sultan Bin Saqr Al Nuaimi, Faisal Ahmed Al Nuaimi, Salim Ahmed Al Suwaidi, Ali Issa Al Nuaimi, Saleh Al Jazeeri, and Marwan Obaid Al Muhairi, along with and Khawla Al Yasi, the Committee’s rapporteur.

Commencing the meeting, Al Muwaiji welcomed the attendees and congratulated President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman and Their Highnesses Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates, Sheikh Ammar Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman and Chairman of the Executive Council on the advent of the holly month of Ramadan.

The meeting introduced Imdad Company and the services that it offers, as well as the most important projects implemented by the company. Imdad is a pioneering foundation in the integrated facilities management and environmental management. It has more than 6,000 employees. The attendees discussed opportunities for cooperation between the company and the concerned authorities in Ajman. They also discussed the possibility of utilising the company’s experience in the field of integrated facility management services and environment management.

The Committee’s members stressed the importance of encouraging the young entrepreneurs to invest in sectors with positive returns. They also recommended to provide appropriate opportunities to boost investment through the cooperation of various stakeholders.

The committee further discussed the mechanisms and ways to attract and enhance the incentives and advantages of economic license holders of all kinds, whether commercial, industrial, vocational or service, to ensure its growth and development and to serve realization of visions and future plans.

The meeting also discussed a number of proposals on the diversification and development of the recreational tourism. It reiterated the importance of transforming the emirate into an attractive destination for the various segments of society by providing a variety of leisure tourism projects, especially with the emirate’s ingredients and geographical location. The Department of Tourism Development also introduced its latest projects on Ajman Corniche that will provide an area meeting the needs of tourists and beach goers in terms of various restaurants and services.

Earlier, During its fourth meeting, the Permanent Committee for Economic Development of the Ajman Executive Council presented the progress of its work and its latest developments.