Norwegian king visits DMCA stand at Nor-Shipping

HM King Harald V of Norway commended the authority's efforts to bolster the UAE as a maritime hub
The king of Norway, right of centre, commended DMCA's efforts to promote Dubai
The king of Norway, right of centre, commended DMCA's efforts to promote Dubai


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His Majesty King Harald V of Norway has visited the Dubai Maritime City Authority’s (DMCA) exhibiting platform at this year’s edition of Nor-Shipping in Oslo.

The king was briefed by Amer Ali, executive director, DMCA and Rashid Mohammed Al Habsi, CEO, Tasneef on Dubai’s current efforts and initiatives towards reinforcing its position as one of the world’s leading maritime centres.

The Norwegian monarch commended the Authority’s global competitiveness and its move to offer attractive investment opportunities in the maritime segment for both regional and international investors.

During the meeting, Amer Ali expressed the DMCA’s continuing commitment towards establishing strategic and fruitful ties with Norway—pledging continued cooperation between the two countries that are aimed at bolstering more growth and development for the global maritime industry.

Towards the end of the visit, Ali presented King Harald V with an English copy of the book, ‘My Vision,’ which was written by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

DMCA joined around 5,000 participants, including representatives from top international companies in the maritime cargo industry during ‘Nor Shipping 2015’, a bi-annual event specialised in the maritime shipping industry with a total exhibiting area of 39,000 square meters in Lillestrøm.

Aside from participating as an exhibitor at the event, DMCA is also sponsoring the Offshore Day and hosting a special banquet in honour of the leading personalities of today’s global shipping industry.

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