The Government of Abu Dhabi has decided by its decision by the UAE Cabinet for the abolishment of fees for the majority of the government services. It is intended to have a positive impact on the UAE Economy. The cabinet decided to waive and amend fees for more than 1500 services provided by various ministries including the Ministry of Economy, Human Resources, Emiratisation, etc.
The UAE Government is working towards enhancing the business environment and the creation of new opportunities not only in the public sector but also in the private sector. The Abu Dhabi Executive Council also made approvals for a resolution which will exempt all the new economic licenses which are issued in Abu Dhabi for all the fees that are local for a term of two years. This will encourage the scope of investments in the emirate by way of reduction in fees for services by the Abu Dhabi Municipalities.
A resolution by the Abu Dhabi Government Accelerators Programme which is the 'Ghadan 21' – aiming to enhance the competition amongst the businesses, investments, societies and lifestyle sectors – Investment of AED 50 Billion
The Abu Dhabi Tourism Department also decided a fee reduction from 6 per cent to 3.5 per cent and 4 per cent to 2 per cent for municipal fees. The fee for the municipality hotel room has also come down to AED 10 from AED 15.
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