Maktoum Inaugurates DIBS 2018

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The 26th edition of the Dubai International Boat Show kicked off this afternoon in the UAE. Inaugurating the show was H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and CEO and chairman of the Emirates Group, chairman of Dubai World, and Noor Takaful insurance company.

Helal Almarri, Director General of Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing and Dubai World Trade Centre Authority (DWTCA), said: “The Dubai International Boat Show lives up to its standing as the leading maritime and marine leisure event in the region and will this year be enjoyed at its temporary new home on the Dubai Canal. Each year the event showcases the finest launches and latest advances in boating and marine technology by important companies from across the region and the world.”

“As well as serving the Middle East’s growing maritime community,” Almarri continues, “the Dubai International Boat Show introduces new audiences to the freedom, excitement, and joy a marine lifestyle can offer. Now in its 26th edition, the show has firmly established Dubai’s position as one of the world’s leading leisure marine destinations.”