DUBAI – Dubai FDI, the foreign investment promotion arm of the Department of Economic Development (DED), in association with the Links Group, leading company formation specialists, recently hosted a seminar on business start-up processes and the general investment environment in Dubai.
Investors, consultants and policy-makers engaged in an open dialogue at the seminar, sharing their perspectives on leveraging existing opportunities for business and investment in Dubai.
The participants were also able to learn about the role of Dubai FDI in reaching out to the global investor community and its joint efforts with the Links Group to facilitate inflow of foreign direct investment in Dubai. In an innovative public-private partnership initiative last year, Dubai FDI and the Links Group joined hands to fast-track business start-ups in Dubai. Businesses moving to Dubai can avail of the local knowledge and expertise of the Links Group to establish their presence in Dubai and aim for further growth.The Links Group was the first private company to enter into such a partnership with Dubai FDI.
Khalid Al Boom Executive Director of Dubai FDI, said: “expanding partnerships with investment promotion bodies across public and private sectors have helped Dubai FDI to offer strategic leads and advice to investors.”
“Dubai has substantially increased its capabilities in enabling business growth and integrating global supply chains. For businesses looking for new opportunities Dubai offers the best infrastructure, a friendly environment and the most convenient access to strategic growth markets, especially those in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia (MENASA),” said Al Boom.
“Dubai FDI focuses on showing how Dubai provides the perfect pitch for business success, helps enterprises acquire export-class capabilities and target new markets. Our partnership with the Links Group is a significant capacity addition for us in providing critical assistance throughout the initial phases of investment,” added Al Boom. The seminar presented the feature of the Dubai FDI-Links Group partnership, with reference to the general investment landscape in Dubai and the different agencies as well as policies that come into play. Speakers at the seminar also responded to questions from the audience.