Sharjah and Alexandria discuss prospects for bilateral cooperation


SCCI officials and delegation from Alexandria Chamber of Commerce during the meeting.

The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) has received a delegation from Alexandria Chamber of Commerce, who were invited by Abdallah Sultan Al-Owais, Chairman of the SCCI, during participation in the centennial celebration ceremony of the Egyptian Chamber of Commerce in Alexandria, which was held last October.

The delegation was received by Abdullah Sultan 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, which lasted four days, aimed at exchanging experiences, learning about 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 in a way that raises to the level of the aspirations of the two brotherly peoples.

Ibrahim Rashid 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 between the two brotherly countries, through developing cooperation between the Sharjah and Alexandria Chamber, and seizing the visit opportunity in establishing more joint projects that are feasible for both countries, as well as coordinating to organise businessmen visits with the aim of having a closer look at the fields of partnership and investment, and benefiting from the advantages and facilities provided by Sharjah and Alexandria in various economic sectors.

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. The Egyptian delegation members 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 and foundations in the Emirate of 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 of Sharjah.

Meanwhile the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) has received a student delegation from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade and representatives of the Consulate-General of the Republic of India in the Emirate of Dubai. 30 male and female students were in the delegation to learn about the best practices and services provided by the SCCI to its members and affiliates.


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