Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group welcomed Her Majesty’s Consul General to Dubai, Edward Hobart to his office on Sunday, February 3. The HM Consul General and Mr. Al Habtoor have known each other for some time. Also present at the meeting was Paul Rayner, Advisor to the Chairman and Mohammed Al Habtoor, Vice-Chairman and CEO, Al Habtoor Group. They discussed ongoing cooperation between the Al Habtoor Group and British entities - like Help for Heroes, a military charity formed to help those who have been wounded in Britain’s conflicts, and British Polo Day.
They also talked about the economic boom in Dubai and the benefits of setting up British companies in the UAE. Al Habtoor said, “Dubai is a perfect place for British business. We follow similar principles of law and encourage entrepreneurship. There are many British businesses here that have flourished. I encourage more companies to set up a base in Dubai.”