Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum

December 15, 2015

Luxury real estate developer, DAMAC Properties announces its strategic partnership with Dubai Land Department for its Dubai Sustainable Cities Summit (DSCS) to be held on 17 December 2015, under the patronage of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, and Ruler of Dubai.

The event will gather specialists from various fields to discuss and explain how Dubai and other cities from around the Middle East and North Africa region can learn from the wisdom and experiences of others.

H.E. Majida Ali Rashid, Assistant Director General of Dubai Land Department, Head of Investment Management and Promotion Centre, said: “The Dubai Sustainable Cities Summit is different compared to other events that focus on environmental and energy issues. Although these are very important topics, the DSCS focuses mainly on sustainable strategies from the context of an urban built environment.”

H.E. Majida Ali Rashid added: “We welcome DAMAC’s strategic partnership with us for this event, where we count on major Dubai-based companies to help us achieving UAE’s strategic plans for the future regarding sustainability.”

Ziad El Chaar, Managing Director, DAMAC Properties stressed on the importance and relevance of this event, saying: “The DSCS provides an important forum to share and debate the best practices on sustainability with the most influential people in this domain and in the most relevant city, Dubai, who is leading on this front in the entire region.”

El Chaar added: “We are proud to be associated with this international event and with the Land Department in Dubai, and DAMAC is working continuously within the directions of the local authorities with regard to building greener and more sustainable city in Dubai.”

The DSCS is open to delegates who have a genuine interest in sustainability drawn from the region. Government departments, industry experts, businesses, technology specialists, consultants and educators can request an invitation by completing the form on the Delegates section of the event’s website www.dubaisustainablecities.ae

As of 30th September 2015, DAMAC Properties has delivered 14,375 homes and has a development portfolio of over 37,000 units at various stages of progress and planning. Included will be more than 13,000 hotel rooms and serviced hotel apartments upon complete roll out, which will be managed by its hospitality arm, DAMAC Hotels & Resorts.