Dubai Government pays out in full after $500m Fixed Rate Note matures

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The $500m debt issue was redeemed in full on its maturity. Image Credit: WAM

Dubai: The Dubai Government, acting through the Department of Finance (DoF), has paid out in full the $500 million Fixed Rate Note issued on June 22, 2011.  All the notes have been redeemed by making the required payment through the paying agent to the holders of the notes, along with accrued interest.

Abdulrahman Saleh Al Saleh, Director General of DoF, said: “The Government of Dubai’s ability to fulfill its financial obligations reflects its deep fiscal stability amidst the circumstances imposed by the current global crisis. The government’s solvency has allowed it to fulfill its past and current obligations and will continue to enable it to meet all future obligations on time.”

“We have been successful in overcoming the most challenging repercussions of the global pandemic, and have now entered a solid phase of recovery, thanks to the measures taken by the government to ensure rational prioritised spending, under the directives of our leadership.”