DAFZA Site Visit


On the morning of July 2nd, the Dubai Airport Freezone - DAFZ hosted AHK members as part of the AHK Site Visit program. Led by Oliver Oehms, AHK CEO, and attended by H.E. Ms. Sybille Pfaff, the German Consulate General, the delegation received a warm welcome from Abdur Rahim Ghulam Nabi, Chief Advisor of the Director General Office, and Arif Al Khoori, Senior Vice President of Customer Care.

The AHK delegation had the opportunity to engage with industry leaders, including Benoit Tiers, CEO of Volkswagen Group Middle East; Per Johansson, General Manager at Bosch Middle East; Esam Abu Zahra, Managing Director at Belimo Automation; and Ammar Alul, Managing Director at Schüco Middle East .

DAFZ is a vibrant hub, now home to 114 German companies, among more than 2,700 registered businesses spanning over 20 sectors. This thriving zone supports over 20,000 professionals, offering them a business-friendly regulatory and tax-free environment, complete with total ownership, full repatriation of earnings, and world-class facilities.