HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCCI) and Chairman of Dubai Air City, inaugurated today the new training centre for BMW Group Middle East in Dubai South, Transportation in the area to full electrical power.
With a total area of 5,300 square meters, it will be able to train up to 2,000 employees as part of an intensive training strategy that will focus on the new generation of electric vehicles from BMW and the Institute of Customer and Corporate Brand German, which promotes the dissemination of corporate culture among employees.
Khalifa Bin Al Zafin, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Air City and Dubai South, said: “BMW Middle East has only three such centres in the world, underscoring the importance of hosting the advanced training centre as a qualitative achievement that we are proud of in« South Dubai.
This move is a testament to the global reputation of Dubai South as a preferred destination in the free zones sector for prominent international investors to set up their business.
Our strengths and capabilities continue to serve future growth targets through a range of efficient, fast and flexible solutions, and we will continue to strengthen our strategies in this way to enhance our relationship and partnerships with various government and private entities at the local, regional and international levels.
We are looking forward to the opening of the new facility, which will be an important addition to our efforts to translate the national aspirations to make the UAE a leading regional and global logistics hub, by adding more momentum to the Middle East and North Africa. This vital sector. ”
Dr Hamed Haqbarwar, Managing Director, BMW Group Middle East, said: “The inauguration of the first new training centre in the region within the Emirates Innovation Month marks a milestone for the group in the Middle East. A global innovation centre. The centre will train employees from the BMW branch network in the region on its electric and hybrid vehicle range, including the BMW i3s, which will be launched soon in the UAE.
“We live in an area where customers are very interested in the level of services offered to them and expect to get the best service in all sectors, especially in the car market. The new training centre provides all the ever-changing requirements in an optimal way. ”
The new centre is located in Dubai South, a free zone that forms an important part of a 145 square kilometre pilot project and is close to Al Maktoum International Airport and Expo Dubai 2020.
Dubai South continues to attract many international companies to move its operations to this strategic location. As the region’s fastest growing free zone, its modern infrastructure and innovative methods attract many local and international companies alike.