The Authority


Established in 2021, Dubai Integrated Economic Zones Authority (DIEZ) consolidates and integrates the products and services of Dubai Airport Free Zone (DAFZ), Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), and Dubai CommerCity (DCC).

Home to more than 5,000 registered companies from across 20 industries, DIEZ is at the heart of Dubai’s economic success – a major economic catalyst in the city’s development.


Dubai’s remarkable economic transformation is a result of the UAE’s diversification strategy, which aims to build a vibrant economy that will long outlast oil supplies.

Together, these conditions make for attractive investment opportunities for those businesses keen to take advantage of an ecosystem based on rich human capital, smart transformation and state-of-art services and products. Offering unparalleled solutions for global companies, attractive incentives, digital connectivity and holistic business support services, DIEZ is the perfect platform to take advantage of the high-grown opportunities available in Dubai, the UAE, the Middle East region and beyond.


His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum

Chairman of DIEZ Authority

Over the past 35 years, HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum has been at the forefront of Dubai’s remarkable economic development spearheading the successful expansion of aviation, which constitutes a substantial part of Dubai’s GDP, and formulating economic, investment and fiscal policies and strategies in support of the emirate’s overarching vision.

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H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum
H.E Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni


His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Alzarooni

Executive Chairman of DIEZ Authority

With over 25 years of experience leading and developing free economic zones, H.E. Dr. Mohammed Alzarooni is considered one of the world’s top free zones influencing leaders. In 2021, H.E. Dr. Alzarooni was appointed as Executive Chairman of Dubai Integrated Economic Zones Authority (DIEZ), holding three of Dubai’s pioneering Free Zones, Dubai Airport Freezone, Dubai Silicon Oasis, and Dubai CommerCity.

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