Sharjah Chamber, Syria discuss enhancing trade exchange
SHARJAH, 24th January, 2022 – The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) has received a Syrian delegation led by Kinan Zahreddine, Syrian Consul-General in Dubai, to discuss enhancing economic relations and increase trade exchange.
The meeting also reviewed potential investment opportunities to support economic cooperation and enhance the partnership between businessmen.
The delegation was received by Abdullah Sultan Al Owais, Chairman of the SCCI, in the presence of Mohammed Ahmed Amin Al Awadi, Director-General of SCCI; Abdulaziz Shattaf, Assistant Director-General of the Communications and Business Sector; and several SCCI officials.
While welcoming the delegation, Abdullah Al Owais stated that the meeting would provide an opportunity to establish investment partnerships between private sector institutions and companies in the two countries.
Al Owais stressed the need for ramping up efforts to increase the volume of trade exchange through investments and establishment of projects and by taking advantage of the available opportunities, especially in urban development, tourism, industry, agriculture and other sectors.
He made it clear that the SCCI is keen to diversify its partnerships with all countries, especially the sisterly Arab countries, at all industrial and commercial levels, in line with the vision of the leadership of the importance of strengthening Sharjah’s economic relations with the Arab countries.
Al Owais affirmed the SCCI’s willingness to provide all support and facilities to Syrian businessmen wishing to invest in Sharjah to take advantage of the emirate’s unique advantages and the ideal economic environment.
In turn, Kinan Zahreddine stressed the strength of the Syria-UAE relations and his country’s keenness to expand economic cooperation with Sharjah and develop investment partnerships between the private sector in the two countries in various vital sectors.
Zahreddine expressed the hope that this visit would help strengthen mutual partnerships to meet the aspirations of the two brotherly countries and their economic potential.
He noted that the bilateral trade between the two countries has seen a notable impetus during the last period and expected growth in investments to the Syrian markets in light of the improvement in the situation.