Dubai Investments PJSC, the leading investment and a public joint stock company listed on the Dubai Financial Market has successfully managed to elevate Arab competitiveness to a global level by winning the Arab Investor award 2019. Under the category of ‘Impact of Investment’, Dubai Investments PJSC was chosen as the winner for its diverse investment portfolio, shaping the society and empowering communities and businesses alike.
The event, held at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris in the presence of Professor Farouk Al Baz, President of the Board of Trustees of the Forum and President of the Board of Trustees of the Arab Investor Award, the international platform of its kind, brought together prominent names in the various fields of investment, science, arts and business from across the Arab region.
The award was received by Omar Al Mesmar, General Manager, Dubai Investment Park (DIP), Obaid Mohammed Al Salami, General Manager, Dubai Investments Real Estate Company (DIRC) and Dr. Rashid Abdulla Al Haji, General Manager, Properties Investment (PI). The event created a platform, opening opportunities for stakeholders on the region’s investment opportunities and regulations, creating a strong network of promising business relationships.
Ensuring the integrity of the evaluation process, the jury of the award constituted several distinguished academic figures and this year, the jury reviewed and evaluated applications from all over the Arab world and selected final candidates based on specific criteria per category.
Commenting on winning the award, Khalid Bin Kalban, Managing Director and CEO of Dubai Investments PJSC, said, “It is a privilege that our efforts towards supporting the development and strengthening of the UAE economy through our prudent diversified investments, is being recognized on a global platform. We are developing various investment opportunities in the GCC, Middle East and Africa region covering selective investment sectors that represent potential growth and create added value for shareholders while strengthening the investment portfolio. We are also seeking strategic partners to boost growth in different fields, while adopting an ongoing responsibility to look after existing companies and greenfield projects. This award fits with our strategy to develop and stimulate the local economy by introducing highly feasible and profitable investments with a strong vision to develop the society while caring for the environment and sustainability”.
Dubai Investments has been a key player when it comes to stimulating and developing local economy and many of the investment activities exemplify to be fully committed to continue developing local economy and local community.
Dubai Investments’ solid structure and vast experience which spans for more than 25 years in the region puts it in the forefront of leading investment companies in the Middle East with an impressive list of achievements and mega-projects supported by progressive modern management team with clear vision for future aspirations.