Dubai — The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced the establishment of the Tejar Dubai Youth Council, which brings under its umbrella a distinguished membership of Emirati entrepreneurs.
The establishment of the Tejar Dubai Youth Council, which takes the number of business councils operating under the umbrella of Dubai Chamber to 45, also makes Dubai Chamber a leader in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region in the number of affiliated business councils working under its aegis.
The newly-formed Tejar Dubai Youth Council has a membership of 20 young entrepreneurs operating in a wide spectrum of the emirate’s economic sectors and the new council will help unify the voice of the national entrepreneurs helping them to grow and develop under the umbrella of Dubai Chamber. The council was launched with the support of Tejar Dubai entrepreneurship development programme, a Dubai Chamber initiative, whose aim is to promote entrepreneurship among young Emiratis.
The Council members held their first meeting at Dubai Chamber headquarters in the presence of the top Chamber officials including Majid Saif Al Ghurair, chairman; Hamad Buamim, president and CEO; and Essa Al Zaabi, senior vice-president, institutional support sector, Dubai Chamber and general coordinator of Tejar Dubai.
Al Ghurair highlighted the important role the council will play in promoting the young Emiratis’ contribution to the process of economic growth and development prevailing in the country, adding that the council will get the opportunity to better interact with the private and public sectors and exchange experiences and knowledge while discussing ways to promote economic activities.
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