International Women’s Day is an occasion to celebrate the major role of women in the development of society. It is a special day dedicated to highlight their outstanding contributions to the progress we have reached today.
In the UAE, the country continues to cement its status as a global leader in empowering women by providing them with equal opportunities that ensure their growth, productivity and active participation in our society. The government is at the forefront of encouraging women to take a leading role in the UAE’s prosperity and progress to help shape its future, in line with the vision of its wise leadership.
In the UAE, the achievements of a woman represent the country’s success story. In these modern times, she assumes leadership positions with efficiency and competence in the areas of government, economy, culture and diplomacy, to name a few. She brings honor to the nation every time she represents the country in prominent regional and international forums.
At Ajman Free Zone, we will continue to empower women by ensuring they have the means and access to opportunities and thereby reinforcing their role in the growth of the free zone. Women now occupy 51 per cent of the free zone’s total workforce. As we express our appreciation to them for their great efforts and contributions, we affirm once again our pride in all women who continue to live up to the nation’s values, be instrumental in its development, and help reinforce its regional and global leadership.