On Emirati Women’s Day, Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) has launched its Businesswomen Package, a first-of-its-kind product in the UAE designed exclusively for businesswomen.
There will be two packages- 1-year and 3-years, both will be offer at a rate starting from AED6,200 with instalment plan options, a free zone licence, a shared workstation and various support services in a one-stop shop.
Both the packages will come with value-added services such as free usage of RAKEZ shared workstations, free printing of business cards, priority tokens at RAKEZ service centres and eligibility for a UAE residence visa.
The 3-year package has an added benefit of one free investor visa, which is equivalent to AED3,950, a statement said.
Businesswomen will be given a chance to choose eight free zone licence types from – Commercial, Educational, E-Commerce, General Trading, Individual/Professional, Media, Service and Freelancer Permit.
“We are very proud to launch the RAKEZ Businesswomen Package, which is a clear testament to our commitment of encouraging more women to achieve their entrepreneurial dreams,:RamyJallad, Group CEO of RAKEZ, said.
“In the past, we have conducted events exclusively for women, such as networking sessions. We have used these events as platforms to get to know what challenges they are facing and what can we do to support them. Then, here we are, we have introduced an entire package that has all the elements to help them become the successful businesswomen that they are meant to be,” he added.
There is a 40 percent gender gap in the Middle East and North Africa in various areas of the society, including business, according to the World Economic Forum’s 2018 Global Gender Gap Report
After Johnson’s announcement, the pound fell by 1% to below the $1.22 mark on Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. London time, but slightly pared losses to trade 0.6% down at $1.2211 by late morning.