Statement from HE Dr Omar Bin Sulaiman, Governor of the DIFCPress Release02 Jun 2009 11:51 am
"We welcome the decision of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minster of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to appoint HH Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, as his successor as President of DIFC. This appointment reflects the continued priority HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid places on DIFC as the main catalyst to drive economic growth in Dubai, the UAE and the entire region. During the relatively short period since its inception, DIFC has succeeded in enhancing UAE's position as one of the major global players in the financial services sector.
"We offer our sincere congratulations to HH Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid for the confidence bestowed upon him by HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. And on this occasion, we reiterate our commitment and dedication under his leadership, especially during the current changes in the global economy to continue developing the financial services industry and DIFC in line with best international standards."