DP World, UAE Region, the leading trade enabler and Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the leading free zone in the Middle East won two coveted awards at the 26th edition of the Business Excellence Awards, held virtually on November 11, 2020.
Instituted by Dubai Economy, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the awards honour quality and excellence among businesses. The event was opened with remarks from Sami Al Qamzi, Director-General of the Department of Economic Development (DED). DP World, UAE Region was awarded the Dubai Quality Gold Award, whereas Jafza bagged the Dubai Human Development Award.
Over the last few decades, DP World, UAE Region has continually contributed to the economic growth of Dubai. The company has been a key economic driver, making for over a third of the emirate’s GDP, which accounts to 33.4 per cent. The company’s mission to empower ports in Dubai with advanced systems and distinguished customer service is in line with the UAE Vision 2021. Owing to their extensive network that connects over 3.5 billion people in emerging economies, DP World, UAE Region is touted as a leading enabler of smarter trade for a better future.