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Sharjah to boost business ties with Alexandria


Sharjah / WAM

The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) has received a delegation from the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce, who were invited by Abdallah Sultan Al-Owais, Chairman of the SCCI, during his participation in the centennial celebration ceremony of the Egyptian Chamber of Commerce in Alexandria in October.
The delegation’s visit, which lasted four days, aimed at exchanging experiences, learning about the best successful practices in serving the business community, discussing prospects for bilateral cooperation in various economic and investment fields of common interest, and promoting trade exchange to raise the level
of the aspirations of both brotherly peoples.
Al-Jarwan emphasised the importance of this visit, which will contribute to strengthening economic relations between the UAE and the Arab Republic of Egypt, which are witnessing unprecedented development through developing cooperation between the Sharjah and Alexandria Chamber, seizing the visit opportunity in establishing more joint projects, coordinating to organise businessmen visits and benefiting from the advantages and facilities provided by Sharjah and Alexandria in various economic sectors.
The delegation was received by Al Owais, Mohammed Ahmed Amin Al-Awadi, SCCI’s Director-General; Ibrahim Rashid Al-Jarwan, Director of SCCI’s Economic Relations Department at the Sharjah Chamber; Amjad Awad Al-Karim, Head of the Sectoral Working Groups Section; and a number of SCCI’s directors of departments and heads of sections.
The delegation’s visit plan included a visit to the SCCI headquarters, where they were introduced to the departments and sections as well as the key services provided to the SCCI members. They were also taken to the Expo Centre Sharjah, the Sharjah Int’l Commercial Arbitration Centre (Tahkeem), the Dhaid city Chamber and the Khorfakkan city chamber.
The guests also visited such key institutions in Sharjah as the University City, the Sharjah Centre for Astronomy and Space Science, the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, and the House of Wisdom, in addition to prominent tourist attractions in the Emirate.

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