The WAIFC General Meeting unanimously approved the membership of Dubai International Financial Centre on 22 March 2021. All WAIFC members are very much looking forward to working closely together with DIFC and exchanging best practices.
Comments on DIFC’s membership
Jennifer Reynolds, Chairwoman of the WAIFC, stated:
“We are very pleased to have DIFC join our association. Dubai is a leading global financial center, and DIFC will undoubtedly bring a valued contribution to our initiatives. We are very much looking forward to working with the colleagues in Dubai.”
Arif Amiri, CEO of DIFC Authority, commented:
“DIFC is pleased to be joining the World Alliance of International Financial Centers. The Center is looking forward to representing Dubai and building partnerships with other members so we can be a collective force for good. Together we can make progress on areas such as FinTech, innovation, sustainable finance and developing digital economies. We can align our approaches which will allow us to cohesively drive the future of finance.”
Dr. Jochen Biedermann, Managing Director of the WAIFC, added:
“DIFC has been an observer to WAIFC since last year, and we are delighted that it will join WAIFC as a full member now. DIFC has had a phenomenal development: in less than twenty years from its first steps to one of the world’s leading financial centers. We are very much looking forward to exchanging best practices and learning from each other.”
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