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The Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu was founded in 1975 by a decision from Saudi government to construct industrial complexes throughout the Kingdom in order to support and diversify the national economy. Accordingly, The Royal Commission encouraged development in all aspects to include various sectors such as: urban, social, health, education, environment and others. In order to achieve these development goals, the Royal Commission role has become exceptional and vital.
Moreover, the Royal Commission takes the lead in the creation of favorable investment environment to attract local and foreign capitals. In particular, one of the Royal Commission policies is to offer adequate infrastructure and services in both industrial cities (Jubail and Yanbu) to induce investors to plan and construct industrial, residential and commercial projects in these cities.Visit Website
Environmental Center for Arab Towns (ECAT) is a scientific research center which deals with environmental issues concerning Arab city’s natural resources and sustainable development. ECAT is affiliated with the Arab Town Organization (ATO) and hosted by Dubai Municipality and operates under the umbrella of the Director General of Dubai Municipality as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees and 11 representatives from ATO member cities.
The center specialized in offering awareness and research services in different environmental fields especially organizing environmental conferences and exhibitions, training programmes and workshops in addition to issuing the EnviroCities e-magazine and kids magazine. ECAT working to encourage cooperation and collaboration between environmental agencies and organizations at local, regional and international level in addition to knowledge exchange and knowledge transfer and best environmental practices among Arab cities.Visit Website
Dubai Municipality provides municipal services to a diverse population in Dubai. Its work includes urban planning and supervision of construction, environmental protection and improvement, conservation of public parks, regulating and ensuring international quality standards in construction and building materials, food & consumable items, professional services in laboratory certification and accreditation.
Dubai Municipality began with 3 employees operating from a single room in the early 50’s.The Municipality has kept up its steady growth since its inception and now has more than 15,000 staff working in 32 organizational units to become the major driving force behind the development process of Dubai City as a whole and has already delivered a year ahead of schedule on its promise to migrate 90% of its 512 unique services into eServices.
The Municipality has the vision of “creating an excellent city that provides the essence of success and comfort of living.” Dubai Municipality is also instrumental in maintaining the architectural heritage of the emirate through many projects that aimed at reviving and maintaining cultural landmarks of Dubai. Dubai Municipality was the proud winner of the 2006 Public Services Award from the United Nations. It has also won many regional awards including the Arab eContent 2005 Award.Visit Website
The Arab Towns Organization (ATO) is a network which exists to develop cooperation between Arab cities in order to promote their development, while preserving their Arab identity.
ATO was set up in Kuwait on 15 March 1967 and is based in Kaifan, Kuwait City.
Membership is open to municipalities, from Arab nations, other institutions with related activities and interested individuals. Member cities, according to the website (in 2008), come from the following countries : Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon,
Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.Visit Website
Business France is a government agency supporting the international development of the French economy that was formed through the merger between Ubifrance and the Invest in France Agency on January 1, 2015.
It advances and promotes business throughout France, and by French companies abroad.
Business France is a key player in fostering competitiveness, growth and employment in France, offering clear and efficient access to all corporate development stakeholders and services for all companies, irrespective of their size, sector and nationality.
From exports to investments through to multinational partnerships, Business France supports French and multinational companies throughout the lifetime of their projects, and is driven by an efficient, result-oriented working culture.
Thanks to its extensive network and dynamic team of 1,500 professionals, both in France and in 70 countries throughout the world, Business France is involved not only in getting projects off the ground but also in following up and ensuring their long-term success.
With specialisms in different areas of expertise and business sectors, Business France personnel are highly committed and passionate about their work, serving not only individual companies but France as a whole.Visit Website