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Ajman Ruler issues decree to reduce tourism tax

AJMAN, July 2, 2018

HH Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, has issued a decree to reduce the tourism tax paid by hotels and tourism companies in the emirate, said a report.

The reduction from 10 per cent to 7 per cent aims to promote tourism and improve the emirate's investment environment, Wam reported.

According to the decree, this reduction is effective immedietly and will run till December 31.

HH Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman, earlier issued, in June, a resolution to approve the suggestion of the Ajman Tourism Development Department to reduce the sales tax of hotels by 3 per cent until the end of the current year, the report said.

Saleh Al Geziry, director-general of the Ajman Tourism Development Department, thanked Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid for the decree, which will accelerate the realisation of the Ajman Vision 2021 and its goal of receiving over 700,000 visitors in local hotels, it said.

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