Zadi helps with the import and re-export of food shipments through Dubai ports. “We did not anticipate COVID-19 – but we were prepared to deal with the disruption it caused,” said Mohammed Al Muallem, CEO and Managing Director of DP World – UAE Region and CEO of Jafza.
Dubai’s food imports in first six months of 2020
“Jafza plays a central role in supporting the National Food Security Strategy’s primary goal of facilitating global food trade and diversifying import sources,” the official added. “To ensure trade flow amid a deteriorating market, we work closely with the Dubai Food Security Committee, and introduced a key digital initiative with a focus on prudent cost management, better productivity, asset utilisation and automation processes.”
What does Zadi do?
“Jafza takes its responsibility to society very seriously, and the COVID-19 crisis makes it imperative that we remain committed to supporting food security in the UAE and beyond,” said Al Muallem.
Since the onset of COVID-19, DP World – UAE Region has been committed to facilitating an uninterrupted flow of medical supplies and essential goods
– Mohammed Al Muallem of DP World – UAE Region