In line with commitment to provide the best industrial and administrative services to its clients, and its aim to raise them to be on par with global standards, the Higher Corporation for Specialized Economic Zones (ZonesCorp) has set up a comprehensive office for the Municipality of Abu Dhabi City (ADM). Part of its services center located at its main headquarters, ZonesCorp established the office to facilitate licensing procedures for customers.
Moreover, the new office will work towards reiterating ZonesCorp’s important role in operating specialized industrial Zones in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, while ensuring that it enhances infrastructure facilities and provides all the services that investors need to establish their projects within its zones. ZonesCorp also aims to create an environment that is supportive of the Emirate’s goals in having a diversified economic base for Abu Dhabi.
In this context, H.E. Mohammed Hassan Al Qamzi commented: “It is very important to us that the services we provide our investors are ones that can meet all their future requirements and needs as well. The new Municipality of Abu Dhabi City office will help us in achieving this goal, as it will truly aid in finalizing procedures for investors in record time. The office was established following an agreement with ADM on the services that it will be offering to our clients.”
The office will provide a range of important facilitations for investors to aid them in establishing their projects. It will be responsible for issuing and renewing preliminary and permanent licenses, registering trade names, and providing environmental- related approvals. The office’s duties also involve receiving requests for land within ZonesCorp, in addition to coordination efforts with different relevant authorities for various issues.
From his side, Mohammed Ali Al Marrar, Manager of Customer Services Division, Municipality of Abu Dhabi City, indicated that the opening of this new office within ZonesCorp reflects the Municipality’s commitment to cooperating with various public and private entities in Abu Dhabi. This falls in line with its overall goal of supporting investments in the Emirate and speeding up the processes that investors need. He also went on to add that the setting up of the office reflects ZonesCorp’s continuous efforts to provide the largest of number of facilitations possible for investors, which is important for establishing a sustainable economy for Abu Dhabi.
ZonesCorp’s services center includes offices for a number of other government entities as well, including the Department of Economic Development (DED), the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce (ADCCI), and the Abu Dhabi Naturalization & Residence Directorate.