Mohammed Omar Abdullah

Institution: Department of Economic Development (DED)
Position: Undersecretary

Biography: Mohammed Omar Abdullah joined Abu Dhabi’s DED as undersecretary in March 2007. Before joining the DED, Abdullah was director-general of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry from May 1997 to March 2007.

He is a board member of organisations including National Bank of Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Media Company, the Khalifa Fund, National Drilling Company and the Abu Dhabi Retirement Pensions & Benefits Fund.

The DED is responsible for proposing the economic and commercial policies of Abu Dhabi and preparing the plans and programmes required for implementing these. The department provides commercial licensing and trade name registration. The DED has set up a new Industrial Development Bureau to oversee the emirate’s future industrial development strategy.

Contact Tel: (+971) 2 403 1333