Feb. 27, 2014
-- Dubai, UAE, February 27, 2014 – Imdaad, a leading provider of integrated facilities management solutions in the GCC, has recently signed a gate pass and permit applications contract with Trakhees, an entity of the Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) established to integrate licensing and compliance functions. The signing ceremony was attended by Mr. Jamal Lootah, CEO Imdaad, Mr. Mahmood Rasheed, COO Imdaad, Mr. Arif Obaid Al Dehail, CEO PCFC – Trakhees, Dr. Hamad Al Falasi, Manager Environment Regulation, EHS, which took place recently at the office of Environment, Health and Safety (EHS), the regulatory arm of PCFC-Trakhees, in Jebel Ali.
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed for three years for gate pass and permit applications for all waste recycling companies and waste transporters. Trakhees will monitor this process while Imdaad will handle all the application processes and will issue the final gate pass after Trakhees pre-approval.
Jamal Abdulla Lootah, CEO, Imdaad, said: “Imdaad is pleased to sign a highly significant MoU with PCFC-Trakhees for the management of entry pass and permit application for all waste recycling companies and transporters. We are equipped with cutting-edge resources to maintain the highest safety and quality standards at par with international standards to ensure efficient service with minimum waiting time.”
For his part, H.E. Arif Obaid Al Dehail, CEO, Department of Planning and Development-
Trakhees, the regulatory arm of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation, has assured that the signing of this agreement confirms our commitment to achieve the strategic vision of Dubai and strengthen the institutional and strategic partnership, stressing that they are keen to move forward in supporting the ongoing communication with various institutions in different fields in terms of cooperation and joint action. He also pointed out that this cooperation is reflected in developing work methodologies and providing modern, sophisticated and non-routine ways to clients.
Imdaad has gained a strong reputation in the region as an adopter and implementer of the latest FM technologies and practices. The company acquires eco-friendly equipment and prioritizes sustainability across all its operations. It also conducts recycling training for its clients, corporate partners and staff, in addition to providing free recycling bins in certain projects where it handles waste management and collection services.