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Local Partners


Local Strategic Partnerships

Establishing strategic partnerships with various Federal and local authorities is a matter of special importance for the Ministry of Finance (MoF). These partnerships play a vital role in achieving sustainable development, enhancing the position of the UAE in terms of global competitiveness, developing the work environment and exchanging information and expertise. In this context, MoF establishes local partnerships with a large number of financial, economic and developmental partners. The most prominent of which are:

Ministries, Federal authorities and institutions:

  • Ministry of Interior (MOI)
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MOFA)
  • Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MOID)
  • Ministry of Human Resources & Emiratisation (MOHRA)

Financial institutions, banks and funds:

  • Central Bank of UAE
  • National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD)
  • Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development
  • Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD)
  • Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA)
  • UAE Office for the Coordination of Foreign Aid
  • The Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA)

Local Departments of Finance in each of the seven emirates, in addition to the Departments of Economy and free zones across the UAE.

Federal Authorities:

  • Federal Customs Authority (FCA)
  • Emirates Authority For Standardisation & Metrology (ESMA)
  • Emirates Identity Authority (EIA)
  • Federal Authority For Government Human Resources (FAHR)
  • The National Human Resource Development and Employment Authority (TANMIA)
  • National Qualifications Authority (NQA)
  • The General Pension and Social Security Authority (GPSSA)
  • Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)
  • The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA)
  • Federal Transport Authority (FTA)
  • Federal Electricity & Water Authority (FEWA)
  • Insurance Authority (IA)
  • The General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare (GAYSW)
  • General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments (GAIAE)
  • Federation of the UAE Chambers of Commerce and Industry

Universities and other academic institutions:

  • United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)
  • Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT)
  • Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU)
  • Federal Competiveness and Statistics Authority (FCSA)
  • Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi (SCAD)
  • Institute of Training and Judicial Studies (ITJS)
  • Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF)
  • National Media Council (NMC)

Given the importance of business partnerships and their vital role in expanding the UAE investments worldwide – especially considering these investments strengthen the UAE’s position on the world trade map - MoF coordinates its work in this regard with local partners, most notably:

  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
  • Central Bank of the UAE, Emirates Investment Authority (EIA)
  • The Executive Council of Abu Dhabi
  • The Executive Council of Dubai
  • Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA)
  • Mubadala Development Company
  • Investment Corporation Of Dubai (ICD)
  • International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC)
  • DP World
  • Etihad Airways
  • Emirates Airline

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