DIFC Governor Receives U.S. Consul GeneralPress Release22 Sep 2012 10:30 am
H.E. Abdulla Mohammed Saleh, Governor of Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the financial and business hub connecting the region’s emerging markets with the developed markets of Europe, Asia and the Americas, received the newly appointed U.S. Consul General, Mr. Rob Waller at his office.
The Governor welcomed Mr. Waller and congratulated him on his new role. H.E. Saleh gave a detailed overview of DIFC and discussed the benefits the Centre provides to its members. DIFC has always been a preferred option for U.S. financial institutions. The Centre has some of the leading American banks, asset managers, legal firms and management consultancies as part of its community, and continues to see increased interest from the States. H.E Saleh also discussed opportunities for greater cooperation and for strengthening business relations between the UAE and the U.S.
Mr. Rob Waller commended DIFC’s efforts in developing the financial services industry in the region and confirmed the importance of experience and opinion exchange in fostering mutual investments and economic relations.