Jafza webinar highlights way forward to empower SMEs

SourceEmirates Business
SectorTechnology
CountryUnited Arab Emirates

DUBAI / WAMJebel Ali Free Zone, Jafza, has ramped up efforts to support the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) sector, the free zone operator said on Sunday. The free zone hosted a webinar titled “Empowering Growth During Business Uncertainty” that attracted top industry experts and Jafza associates, which included Abdullah Alajaji, Founder, Driven Properties, Paul Bryson, Director of Domestic Structuring, Virtuzone and Mohammed AlDahbashi, Co-Managing Partner, Al Dahbashi Gray. SMEs account for 94 percent of all companies operating in the UAE and generate more than 86 percent of the private sector’s jobs. The “Jafza Customer Support Initiative” launched earlier this year, offered a 50-70 per cent reduction of registration, licensing and related administration functions fees in Jafza as well as for new investors. The initiative included the waiver of the ...read more...