Sharjah Chamber to organise UAE-Russia Forum

Sharjah Chamber to organise UAE-Russia Forum

By Staff Report

Published: Thu 29 Aug 2019, 6:29 PM

Last updated: Thu 29 Aug 2019, 8:32 PM

The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) has announced that it will be organising the UAE - Russia Forum from September 3-6, in Russia.
The SCCI delegation will be headed by Abdullah Sultan Al Owais, SCCI's chairman accompanied by Sheikh Majid Faisal Khalid Al Qasemi, SCCI's first vice chairman; Jamal Bu Zinjal, head of Media Department, SCCI; Jassim Al-Mutawa, consultant of Relations with the Commonwealth of Independent States; Lamia Abdulrahman Al Jasmi, senior executive of National Industries Development; Sultan Abdullah Al Ali, National Industries Development executive, Sharjah Export Development Center; and representatives from the private sector in the emirate of Sharjah.
The forum aims to explore and showcase the new investment opportunities in both countries, as well as to contribute to enhancing trade exchange and discuss areas of joint cooperation. This comes as part of the SCCI's role towards serving the business community and enhancing their business and activities, in addition to developing the export of productive facilities in Sharjah.
Abdul Aziz Shattaf, SCCI's assistant general director, Members Services Sector and Director of Sharjah Export Development Center, said: "This forum comes two years after the organisation of the (Sharjah-Russia) Forum. This reflects the SCCI's strategy in providing a competitive environment that helps develop the work of the private sector and SCCI members to identify available opportunities and discuss the possibility of establishing an investment partnership to find new markets for local industry products."
He pointed out that these meetings between the representatives of the private sector from both sides will play a constructive and effective role to discuss and consider the establishment of projects that serve the efforts of the economic and commercial bodies in both countries.
Shattaf explained that the program of the forum includes meetings in Moscow and St. Petersburg in cooperation with the Chambers of Commerce and Industry in the two Russian cities.
The SCCI will highlight the promising investment climate in the emirate of Sharjah, in addition to showcasing the investment opportunities in various sectors for Russian businessmen who are willing to invest in Sharjah through the establishment of projects serving those sectors.
Moreover, the representatives of the private sector companies participating in the forum will showcase the services and activities of their companies as part of their promotional efforts. The forum will also witness the signing of a cooperation agreement between the chamber and the Russian business organisation.

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