Dubai: Dubai Airport Freezone has once again been awarded the title of the top Middle East Free Zone of the future 2013/14 by the Foreign Direct Investment (fDi) magazine’s biannual Ranking.

Dafza is recognised as a world leader in providing quality services and infrastructure to its tenants, attracting foreign investment to the region as well as strengthening its position as the fastest-growing business hub in the Middle East.

“It brings me great pride to witness Dafza attain the most prestigious award regionally. This reflects an increased foreign investment into the Freezone, which is consistent with Dubai’s strategy to excel as an international business hub,” said Shaikh Ahmad Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Airport Freezone Authority.

Dr Mohammad Al Zarooni, director general of Dafza, said: “Our achievement this year comes as a result of forward planning, ongoing support and the encouragement of our leaders and strategic partners. As an organisation, we invested lots of efforts and long hours into maintaining our position as the number one free zone, this award is a result of our efforts collectively.”