It is the intention of Abu Dhabi’s ruler and UAE president, H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, to establish and promote Industrial City of Abu Dhabi (ICAD) to aid the comprehensive development of the country. The services and facilities will give support to the industrial sector and aim to:
Provide comprehensive infrastructure for various non-oil convertible industries in a developed industrial environment, including various light, medium and heavy industries.
Provide modern basic services for factories and plants at attractive prices to encourage investments.
Encourage the establishment of developed and advanced industries to provide Abu Dhabi with additional revenues.
Provide new job opportunities through increased industrial investment opportunities.
ICAD includes all the basic services and infrastructure to help investors to settle in one central location in order to save them effort, time and money.
Abu Dhabi Emirate is the biggest emirate in the UAE in terms of area and population. It is also considered the centre of the state, being the capital of the UAE. It contains all ministries, corporations and various federal and local government departments. It is the location for local and international banks, and boasts modern communication, transportation, hotels and tourist areas.
The total area of the Industrial City is 24km2, located north of the marine canal, 30km from the centre of Abu Dhabi City and 25km from Abu Dhabi International Airport.