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Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced that the real estate brokerage commissions reached AED 571 million during the first half of 2018, with a total of 5,181 active brokers — representing 2,113 offices — contributing to the sustainable growth achieved by the sector.

Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced a strategic partnership with Dubai Properties (DP), a member of Dubai Holding, to promote Dubai’s real estate sector. The agreement was signed by His Excellency Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of DLD, and Raed Al Nuaimi, Group Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Properties. Under the collaboration, Dubai Properties will support DLD’s strategic initiatives and projects.

H.E. Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, UAE Minister of Cabinet Affairs and the Future, has been selected by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres’ as one of 20 independent experts to advise him on his High-Level Panel on Digital Cooperation, launched at the UN Headquarters in New York on Thursday.

Superbrands, the independent authority and arbiter of branding, recognized the Dubai Police for its efforts in exceeding the standards set in its brand mission statement over many decades and the Apparel Group for its ‘Distinguished Services to Retail Branding’ at the 14th annual Superbrands tribute event, which was held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Dubai Festival City. Maj. Gen. Mohammad Saeed Al Marri, Assistant Commander for Society Happiness & Equipments, Dubai Police and Mr. Neeraj Tekchandani, Group Chief Financial Officer of Apparel Group received the special recognitions. Fifty-nine leading brands from the UAE were awarded Superbrands status and the 2018 Superbrands book was unveiled at the event, also dubbed the ‘Oscars of Branding’, where the UAE’s strongest brands were honoured.

The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) held a meeting yesterday with a high level Ethiopian delegation representing the Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations (AACCSA), where they discussed ways to strengthen the economic relationships between both sides, and the opportunities to promote investments between the business communities of both Sharjah and Ethiopia.