Department of Planning and Development in Dubai completed approximately 16,000 transactions through its Licencing Department during the first half of 2022. Trakhees is the regulatory arm of the Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation of Dubai. This figure represents a 22 percent growth increase over the same period last year. The department experienced significant growth in all services supplied in the commercial licensing sectors in its private development areas. The number of government services transactions increased by an increase in the number of work permits issued by the department, reaching 3,440 approved in Dubai, followed by 1,270 transactions related to permit renewal. The license renewal service was the most requested service, with 527 transactions from January to June 2022, according to official statistics released by the Licencing . . .