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Tune in to this week’s Tell Me Why podcast episode as Maria Botros speaks to Ismail Al Naqi, Director General at Free Zones Authority of Ajman, about Ajman’s diverse economy and entrepreneurial opportunities.

  • Ismail: Ajman, historically, has been pro-business since the inception of the country and trade is embedded in the DNA of the nation’s leadership
  • Ajman was the regional destination for garment trade, exporting to Europe and the US, says Ismail
  • Ismail: The industrial segment contributes to around 35-38 percent of Ajman’s GDP
  • All government departments in Ajman are proactively designing solutions that cater to start-ups, says Ismail