New board put in place for chamber

Shaikh Mohammed issues decree on tenure, members.

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Published: Mon 25 May 2015, 11:29 PM

Last updated: Fri 26 Jun 2015, 12:24 AM

Dubai: A new decree has formed the board of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The term of the board is three years and renewable.

In his capacity as the Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, has issued Decree No (19) of 2015 forming the board of Dubai Chamber.

Pursuant to the decree, members of the new board are Majed Saif Al Ghurair, Majed Hamad Rahma Al Shamsi, Hisham Abdullah Al Shirawi, Abdul Jalil Yousuf Darwish, Helal Saeed Al Marri, Rashid Humaid Ali Al Mazroei, Raja Easa Saleh Al Gurg, Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Amna Kalfan Al Jallaf, Ebrahim Ahmed Al Abbas, Buti Saeed Al Ghandi, Essa Abdullah Al Ghurair, Yahiya Saeed Lootah, Abdulla Saeed Juma Al Naboodah, Sofia Abdulla Saleh, Shehab Mohamed Gargash, Abdul Hamied Ahmad Seddiqi, Ahmed Saif Belhasa, Omar Abdullah Al Futtaim, Faisal Juma Kalfan Belhoul, Faiza Alsayed Mohamed Youssef Al Hashemi, Ali Abdullah Al Shafar and Hani Rashid bin Rashid Al Yateem.

The board’s chairman and two vice chairmen will be elected pursuant to Law No (8) of 1997 on the organisation of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

This law stated that the chairman of the board, two vice chairmen and members of the executive bureau shall be elected during the first duly convened meeting of the board to be held within two weeks from the date of the appointment decree issued by the Ruler. The meeting shall be presided over by the eldest member until the election procedures are completed.

All decisions and resolutions issued by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry since October 5, 2013, to the date of activation of this decree remain valid.

This decree is active from the date of issuance and will be published in the official gazette.

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