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Dubai Municipality Delegation Visits DMCC

November 11 2019
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Dubai Municipality delegation visits the Dubai Diamond Exchange Auction Facility at DMCC’s headquarters in Almas Tower.

DMCC, the world’s flagship Free Zone and Government of Dubai Authority on commodities trade and enterprise, today welcomed a delegation from the Dubai Municipality to its Almas Tower headquarters in Jumeirah Lakes Towers.

The delegation, represented by Maryam Bin Fahad, Head of Dubai Municipality Ladies Team were taken on a tour of the various facilities that make DMCC one of the world’s leading hubs for trade. They visited the recently refurbished Dubai Diamond Exchange, the world’s largest trading floor of its type; the Dubai Design Academy, DMCC’s latest initiative and the first of its kind jewellery academy in the region; the UAE’s Kimberly Process Office, which helps prevent the flow of conflict diamonds through Dubai; and the Almas Diamond Services Facility, the sister company of Nemesis International who recently revealed the world’s largest D-colored stone at the fourth Dubai Diamond conference in September 2019.

During the visit, Maryam Al Hashemi, Director, The UAE Kimberley Process, and Director of Precious Metals and Stones, DMCC, said: “The state-of-the-art infrastructure and facilities we have developed, all housed under one roof, have positioned DMCC as a leading global commodities trading hub.”

She added: “Today, we are proud to be the home of the world’s largest diamond trading floor, the Dubai Diamond Exchange. Our robust regulatory framework has also played a key role in our journey, with our UAE Kimberly Process Office being the first globally to receive an official ISO certification.”

Maryam Bin Fahad, Head of Dubai Municipality Ladies Team commented: “We would like to thank DMCC for taking us on a tour around their unique facilities. By attracting trade flows of various commodities through Dubai, DMCC has actively contributed to the Emirate’s economic development and diversification. We will continue to support them in their growth journey.”