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Sharjah, Romania highlight ways to enhance bilateral businesses


Top SCCI officials with the Romanian delegation during a meeting in Sharjah on Monday.

The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI), received a Romanian delegation as part of the efforts to enhance the bilateral economic relations, boost trade exchange, develop the relations between business communities in both countries, and examine the possibility of holding joint economic activities to introduce investment opportunities available on both sides.

The meeting was attended by Abdullah Sultan Al Owais, Chairman of the SCCI, Nicoleta Teodorovici – Consul General of Romania in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, Titus Tintean, Economic Secretary, and Fatima Al Mokarrab, Director of International Relations Department.

While welcoming the visiting delegation, Abdullah Sultan Al Owais underlined that this meeting constitutes a perfect opportunity for exchanging views and experiences about post-Covid-19 economic strategies and plans and enhancing bilateral cooperation between Sharjah and Romania.

Al Owais threw light on Sharjah’s attractive investment advantages, its modern infrastructure, logistic services, flexible legislation, and strategic location.

In turn, Nicoleta Teodorovici stressed the importance of the meeting in strengthening commercial and investment activities between both sides, especially after the gradual return to economic and commercial life.

On the sidelines of the meeting, Teodorovici invited the SCCI to attend the virtual forum for investment in the energy and agriculture in Romania, which will be organised by the Ministry of Economy, Energy, and Business Environment on 6 October, mentioning that such events represent an opportunity to learn about investment in Romania, especially in the field of power generation, mining industry, chemical industry, construction, and agriculture sector, calling on the UAE companies to boost their investments and strengthen their presence in Romania.

For his part, Al Owais appreciated the invitation to attend the upcoming forum. He added: “Such events represent an ideal platform for the SCCI members and businessmen to meet their Romanian counterparts and establish multiple investment partnerships.

SCCI represented by its Chairman, Abdullah Sultan Al Owais, recently received a Sri Lankan high-level delegation headed by Malraj De Silva, Sri Lankan Ambassador to the UAE, accompanied by Nalinda Wijerathna, Consul-General of Sri Lanka in Dubai and the Northern Emirates. The meeting touched on the prospects for joint co-operation between the two sides, increasing trade exchange, enhancing business partnerships between business communities in Sharjah and Sri Lanka, and intensifying meetings between commercial delegations to speed up the performance of business sectors in various commercial, industrial, and service sectors.

SCCI recently held its 13th periodic meeting, headed by Abdullah Sultan Al Owais, Chairman, SCCI, in the presence of Sheikh Majid Faisal Khalid Al Qasemi, SCCI First Vice Chairman, Waleed Abdul Rahman Bu Khatir, SCCI Second Vice Chairman, Mohammad Ahmed Amin Al-Awadi, SCCI’s Director-General, and board members.

The Board of Directors of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI), lauded the directives of Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah which were adopted by the Sharjah Executive Council in terms of resuming activities of the exhibitions and conferences held under the management of government authorities.

The board members also expressed their confidence in the decisions of the wise leadership and its exceptional management of the Covid-19 crisis, stressing the importance of the comeback of the exhibitions and conferences sector to drive the economy and provide a positive contribution to other relevant sectors.

The meeting touched on the SCCI’s most important achievements over the past months as per the approved action plan. This includes the surge in the new and renewed memberships rate and the launch of the Sadder” (export) Fund, the first of its kind fund across the Emirate Sharjah for financing export operations, as well as the outstanding success of “Sharjah Shopping Promotions”.

The meeting also commended the accreditation of Sharjah Training & Development centre as a certified training centre by the Sharjah Private Education Authority and the renewal of the Integrated Management Systems Certification (ISO 9001: 2015), ISO environmental management system (ISO 14001: 2015), and the ISO Occupational Health and Safety Certification (ISO 45001: 2018) at the SCCI and its affiliated institutions.


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