His Highness Sheikh Maktoum HH Sheikh Maktoum Commends Abdulla Saleh for his unrelenting dedication as Governor of DIFCPress Release 22 Dec 2013 09:54 am
Dubai, December 22, 2013: His Highness Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and President of Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), attended an official meeting of the Higher Board of Directors of Dubai International Financial Centre on Wednesday, December 11 2013. During the meeting His Highness Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum thanked His Excellency Abdullah Mohammed Saleh, Governor of DIFC, for his tireless efforts and presented him with a prestigious recognition accolade.
On this occasion, HE Abdullah Mohammed Saleh said: “I would like to extend my sincere gratitude and appreciation to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai for the trust he granted me during the period of my service as the DIFC Governor and for his support in solidifying Dubai’s position as the destination of choice for financial and business industries. Our accomplishments and achievements were inspired by the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum which intends to develop the economy of Dubai and the UAE and set an example for others to follow.
I would also like to express my gratitude to His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and President of DIFC for his trust, continued support and wise leadership which contributed to the success of the DIFC. It is an honour to receive this mark of recognition from His Highness for our ongoing efforts towards building the UAE’s financial services sector. We should all work together to serve our country. It is our duty to support its development.”
His Excellency added: “I would like to thank the Higher Board of Directors for the continued faith and support bestowed upon me during my time as Governor of DIFC. I feel privileged to have been part of such an esteemed group of individuals and wish them all the success for the future. I am also pleased to provide ongoing support to His Excellency Eissa Kazim to benefit the UAE and to enhance Dubai as the region’s leading international financial centre.”
Effective January 2014, His Excellency Essa Abdulfattah Kazim will succeed His Excellency Abdullah Mohammed Saleh as Governor of DIFC. His Excellency Abdullah Saleh will remain a member of DIFC Board of Directors.