The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) has announced the release of the professional license across the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, permitting foreign professionals to establish and fully own a professional business company within 604 professional activities following their area of experience and qualifications.

The professional activities company includes many fields such as accounting, training, consultancy, beauty centers, computer and internet network companies, and others, as they are fully owned by foreign professional partners.

His Excellency, Rashid Abdulkarim Al Blooshi, Undersecretary of ADDED said that the professional license contributes to boosting confidence among professionals and all customers. Also, this decision sparks an incubating environment for the professional community, which in turn accelerates the transformation to a knowledge-based economy.