Dubai announces $136 million extra stimulus package

Dubai announces $136 million extra stimulus package
Dubai has announced a new 500 million dirhams ($136.14 million) stimulus package to support the local economy. (File/AFP)
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Updated 24 October 2020

Dubai announces $136 million extra stimulus package

Dubai announces $136 million extra stimulus package
  • The announcement takes Dubai's total stimulus measures this year to 6.8 billion dirhams

DUBAI: Dubai has announced a new 500 million dirhams ($136.14 million) stimulus package to support the local economy, taking Dubai's total stimulus measures this year to 6.8 billion dirhams, the crown prince of the emirate said on Twitter on Saturday.
"The private sector is a major partner in Dubai's development process, and we have adopted a set of new exemptions for some fees and a reduction in rents for some sectors, as well as an extension of the validity of a previous set of exemptions from fees," said Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al-Maktoum.