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07 December 2023

Attracts more than 74,500 visitors

Dubai Municipality extends Souq Al Freej until January 15

By Emirates247

Dubai Municipality has extended its Souq Al Freej initiative at Al Warqa 3 Park until January 15, 2023, in response to the tremendous turnout of over 74,500 visitors since its commencement on December 18, 2022. The initiative is aimed at supporting and encouraging small-to-medium enterprises in the country, by providing an ideal platform to promote their goods as well as offering a free stand for entrepreneurs to exhibit their homemade products.

The first phase of the Souq Al Freej initiative was organised from December 18 to 27, 2022, at Al Barsha Pond Park, and witnessed over 58,500 visitors. The second phase is being held at Al Warqa 3 Park and has attracted more than 16,000 visitors so far. The second phase was initially planned to conclude on January 10 but was extended till January 15 after witnessing the overwhelming response from the visitors.

The Souq Al Freej initiative comes as part of the Municipality’s efforts to develop investment opportunities for Emirati business owners and provide them with all the necessary facilities to display and promote their goods. The Municipality further aims to improve the competitiveness, quality, and efficiency of their products offered to consumers as well as foster trust and confidence in homemade goods.