35 General and administrative expenses

General and administrative expenses

  2018 2017
AED’000 AED’000
 
Lease expense 8,643 8,397
Depreciation expense 8,701 7,169
Communication expenses 5,568 4,728
Management fees (Note 23)
Professional fees including legal, consultancy and others 6,614 5,849
Repair and maintenance 2,833 2,885
Advertising, maintenance and other expenses 25,097 22,096

57,456

51,124