The Ajman Free Zone (AFZ) said the number of registered educational institutions reached over 240 in 2021, marking a 17 percent increase in its operational performance from the previous year.
The growth in the number of educational institutions registered in the free zone is attributed to its strategic location, modern facilities and infrastructure, innovative and seamless services and a wide range of incentives to meet the needs of the education sector. , reported Emirates News Agency. W.A.M..
The free zone emphasizes the role of the education sector as an essential component of other industries and supports the demand for skilled, educated and trained labour.
Sheikh Ahmed bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the AFZ Board of Trustees, said: “The education sector is essential for nation building, economic growth and laying the foundations for a better future for the next generations. Therefore, our strategies are aligned with the nation’s vision to support, advance and strengthen the sector. We are keen to provide all means of support to the educational institutions operating in the Ajman Free Zone and ensure their growth and expansion to achieve their ultimate goals.
“The past year’s indicators and results highlight the strengths of AFZ’s operational performance and the success of its strategies to energize the education sector. We reaffirm our commitment to continue creating a enabling environment for educational institutions and to empower them as effective partners in achieving sustainable development,” he added.
Ajman Free Zone has become a leading business center as it offers facilities, best solutions and competitive advantages to facilitate business procedures. The free zone has actively contributed to efforts to make Ajman one of the preferred destinations on the regional investment map.