A key agreement was signed in Ajman to increase cooperation and enhance economic and tourism development in the emirate.
The Ajman Department of Tourism Development (ADTD) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ajman Department of Economic Development (Ajman DED) to establish a partnership aimed at increasing cooperation, unite efforts and exchange knowledge and experiences at all levels.
The MoU was signed between His Excellency Mahmoud Khaleel Alhashmi, Director General of the Ajman Department of Tourism Development, and His Excellency Abdullah Ahmed Al Hamrani, Director General of the Ajman Department of Economic Development.
As part of the agreement, a coordinating committee will be formed to enhance economic and tourism growth rates in the emirate in line with the emirate’s vision 2030.
The agreement aims to enhance the emirate’s position at the regional and global levels by improving its position in international competitiveness reports. The two parties also seek to intensify the economic and tourism competitiveness of the emirate through integration in planning, partnerships and joint projects.
The scope of collaboration between these two parties encompasses a range of activities, including synchronised efforts in economic and tourism marketing and promotion, the exchange of vital economic and tourism-related data and insights, and the undertaking of collaborative studies and research endeavours.
This collaboration further encompasses the formulation and execution of joint policies and initiatives, as well as the continuous monitoring of international competitiveness benchmarks. A pivotal objective is also to enrich the experiences of investors and tourists alike by involving international corporations and orchestrating joint occasions and festivals.
Mahmood Khaleel Alhashmi, Director General of the Ajman Department of Tourism Development stated: “Ajman Tourism aims to promote the touristic attractions across the emirate and highlight the unique elements of Ajman as one of the leading tourist destinations in the UAE.”
Abdullah Ahmed Al Hamrani, Director-General of the Department of Economic Development in Ajman (Ajman DED), affirmed that this memorandum stresses the two parties’ keenness to unify and integrate efforts to achieve sustainable economic development and economic and tourism promotion of the Ajman, as well as enhancing the competitiveness and attractiveness of the investment, business and tourism sectors, and anticipating the economic and tourism future, which plays a major role in making Ajman a leading economic centre at the local and global levels.