Thursday 28, July 2016

Ras Al Khaimah – MENA Herald: Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) has brought home yet another prestigious award from the inaugural BURJ CEO Awards, winning “Best Global Free Zone,” at Washington DC, USA. This is RAK FTZ’s third recognition from award-giving bodies this year.
Izzat Barakat, RAK FTZ’s Chief Commercial Officer accepted the award from HH Sheikh Juma bin Maktoum Al Maktoum – Patron & Chairman of CEO Club Network and the BURJ CEO Awards on behalf of the free zone on 27 July 2016 during an Awards Ceremony Gala Dinner at The Mayflower Hotel – attended exclusively by the UAE officials, US government officials, and CEOs as well as local and international high executive business community.
“The year 2016 is really turning out to be another remarkable year for RAK FTZ,” Mr Barakat said, “holding this trophy makes me feel proud of what we have accomplished for our clients in the free zone. We are grateful to be recognised for our quality performance. The feeling is always priceless when our dedication to delivering excellent services to the growing international business community in Ras Al Khaimah pays off.”
A high-calibre judging panel composed of respected executives, entrepreneurs, innovators and business educators carefully selected the winners of the BURJ CEO Awards based on their achievements and outstanding contributions to the business network.
“This recognition goes straight to our long list of accomplishments but our journey to becoming a premium investment agency that effectively supports businesses of all sizes continues. Being named once again as the best in the field motivates us to come up with more optimal business solutions, infrastructure, technology and support to meet the needs of our over 8,600 stakeholders,” Mr Barakat said.