RAS AL-KHAIMAH, 28th July, 2016 (WAM) – Ras Al-Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) has received another prestigious award from the inaugural BURJ CEO Awards, winning the “Best Global Free Zone,” at Washington DC, USA, RAK FTZ’s third recognition from award-giving bodies this year.

On behalf of the free zone, Izzat Barakat, RAK FTZ’s Chief Commercial Officer, accepted the award from H.H. Sheikh Juma bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, Patron and Chairman of CEO Club Network and the BURJ CEO Awards, during an Awards Ceremony Gala Dinner at The Mayflower Hotel on 27th July. The event was attended by the UAE and US government officials, CEOs, as well as representatives of local and international business communities.

“The year 2016 is really turning out to be another remarkable year for RAK FTZ,” Barakat said, adding, “We are grateful to be recognised for our quality performance. The feeling is always priceless when our dedication to delivering excellent services to the growing international business community in Ras Al Khaimah pays off.”

A high-calibre judging panel composed of respected executives, entrepreneurs, innovators and business educators carefully selected the winners of the BURJ CEO Awards based on their achievements and outstanding contributions to the business network.