Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry has signed an agreement with Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry in its capacity as the representative of the International Certificates of Origin Council, according to which CoOs issued by Sharjah Chamber will be awarded international recognition. The agreement aims to allow scaling of international commercial exchange, facilitating investments, and allowing national products to enter international markets.

Jebel Ali Customs Center, the modern facility and one of the major customs centers in Dubai, boasted a number of quality achievements during 2016. The center recorded 348 seizures of restricted, fake and prohibited materials. This means a 24% increase compared to 2015 which recorded 281 seizures. The center, which includes a client center and seven inspection units,  also inspected 237,716 containers  and carried out 605,000 customs transactions last year.

Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs pointed out that the innovation policies and programs adopted at Dubai Customs are based on the national innovation strategy and the strategic development plans. 97% client happiness, 89% supplier happiness, and 90% partner happiness were the fruits of adopting these plans and programs.

Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI), the educational arm of Dubai Land Department (DLD), has announced that it is organising an advanced executive course under the title of ‘Global Real Estate Development Strategies and Negotiation Skills’ in collaboration with Harvard University's Faculty of Design at the beginning of May.

H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, today visited the Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) stand, as he received a full update on the progress of the Zayed City project.