Ajman to setup dedicated Protocol and Hospitality Department

By Rahul Vaimal, Associate Editor
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Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, H.H. Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi has issued a royal order for setting up a Protocol and Hospitality Department in the Emirate of Ajman.

Emiri Decree No. (9) of 2021, which includes 15 articles specifies the establishment of a government department called the “Department of Protocol and Hospitality”. The body which will be directly reporting to H.H. Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman, will have all necessary legal personality and legal capacity to carry out all acts and actions that will enable it to achieve its goals and carry out the tasks and powers entrusted to it by the royal order.

The department which will be located in the Emiri Court will predominately operate to provide the highest levels of hospitality for the Ruler of Ajman, the Crown Prince and members of the ruling family which are in line with the heritage of the emirate and the state and in accordance with the local and international standards.

The body will also function to provide the appropriate environment and the utmost levels of comfort for the guests of the Ruler of Ajman, the Crown Prince and members of the ruling family, and to spread the culture of protocol ceremonies.

The department is excited to manage and organize all matters related to protocols and hospitality. It will also coordinate with offices of the Rulers of the Emirates and the relevant authorities with regard to mutual visits and other matters, including hospitality and protocols services for official and non-official VIP visitors to the emirate and the state.

The body will also engage in coordination with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation regarding official audiences and other events and ceremonies for the Ruler of Ajman, Crown Prince and royal family members.

The scope of the government body also includes coordinating with the concerned authorities inside and outside the country in everything related to the signing ceremonies of agreements and memoranda of understanding sponsored by the Ruler of Ajman or the Crown Prince.

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