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Dubai eyeing top spot in building permits

According to World Bank statistics for 2013, the UAE has jumped up 13 ranks to the fifth spot in the global ranking for ease of getting building permits, leading Dubai officials to expect a boom in construction, Gulf News has reported. “Our next aim is to be in the top three, and in turn to increase our rank in starting a business and attract investors,” said Marwan Abdullah Al Mohammad, Acting Director, Building Department at Dubai Municipality. “To achieve the highest global rank, we have to collaborate further with other government departments to facilitate the service in attracting investors,” added Al Mohammad.