SHARJAH / WAM
The most effective ways of enhancing business between Sharjah and Portugal were high on the agenda at a key meeting organised by Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) in collaboration with AICEP Portugal Global Trade and Investment Agency.
More than 50 business stakeholders attended the premium roundtable event, which was held at Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and which brought together senior dignitaries from Sharjahâ€™s business community and representatives from successful Portuguese companies based in the UAE.
Welcome addresses from the hosts were given by Khalid bin Butti Al Hajri, Director General, Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Marwan Al Sarkal, CEO, Shurooq. It was also attended by Dr Jose Andrade de Lemos, envoy of Angola in the UAE. UAE-based representative for the visiting delegation, Eng. Manuel Couto Miranda, Trade Commissioner, Portuguese Embassy in Abu Dhabi, spoke of the mutually rewarding relationship that his European country and the UAE emirate enjoys.