Dubai to improve ties with UAE-based Russian businesses

09 Feb 2015

(MENAFN) As part of Iribtat, an initiative launched by Dubai Customs to nurture closer ties with foreign business communities based in the emirate, Dubai Customs received a delegation from the Russian Federation and Russian Business Council in Dubai, Khaleej Times reported.

The delegation also comprised representatives from Russian business based in Dubai.

The Director of Dubai Customs, along with the executive director of the customer management division at Dubai Customs, and a host of DC senior officials, received the Russian delegation, headed by the consul general of the Russian Federation in Dubai, and chairman of the Russian Business Council in Dubai.

Highlighting Dubai Custom’s drive to promote ties with Russian diplomatic corps and business community, he said: “The Dubai-Russia trade in the first nine months of 2014 amounted to Dh7 billion, while in 2013, it scored Dh11 billion. Facilitating business flow into the emirate comes in line with Dubai Plan 2021, which aims at setting a strong foothold for Dubai on the regional and global trade landscape.”

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