Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the flagship free zone entity of Dubai and trade and logistics hub of the wider Middle East region, held a function to celebrate prestigious awards Jafza has achieved in the last few months, most notably, Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award (SKEA)-Diamond Category, Dubai Quality Award- Free Zone Category, Dubai Human Development Appreciation Award, Frost & Sullivan and SCATA’s “Market Leadership Award for Infrastructure Services” and “Logistics Hub of the Year” awards among several other distinguished recognitions.
Jafza is the first and the only free zone to receive Dubai Quality Award thrice, the first in 2003, 2010 and now in 2015. Jafza continues to efficiently implement initiatives to further enhance its customer services and also introduce innovative products to open new growth opportunities for Jafza-based existing companies and new investors on a regular basis. The Free Zone has adopted latest technology and tools to enhance operational efficiency of not only Jafza companies but also Jafza employees.
HE Salma Hareb, CEO of Economic Zones World (EZW), the parent company of Jafza, in her welcome address expressed her deep appreciation and thanks to all EZW employees for their unfettered dedication and commitment to the continued growth and success of the organisation.
Salma Hareb said: “The celebration today aims at further motivating and encouraging you all to make “strive for excellence” a way of life in all aspects including the way you think and plan. Excellence Awards encourage and inspire all of us to perform even better individually, as well as in teams, to surpass all previous benchmarks.”
She added: “The celebration also demonstrates the fact that the management considers you all as Jafza’s greatest asset. We are committed to provide you whatever is required for your further growth and development and ultimately the growth and development of the organisation.”
She urged all employees to give their best to help Jafza move forward and achieve the vision of leadership for a better and a brighter tomorrow.
The celebration also included an open management-staff dialogue. Salma Hareb, CEO of EZW, Ibrahim Aljanahi, Deputy CEO of Jafza, Asim Al Abbasi, Group CFO, Talal Al Hashimi, COO and Adel Bin Turkeya, CRO, answered various queries and concerned raised by the staff.
At the end of the event Jafza Management presented Certificate of Appreciation to all the people who were actively involved and played a role in the winning of the excellence awards.