The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) discussed with its Cuban counterpart enhancing joint work to develop commercial activity and develop areas of economic cooperation between the Emirate of Sharjah and Cuba.
The two sides also explored available investment opportunities, while highlighting the importance of strengthening communication mechanisms to organize mutual visits of business owners, missions and trade delegations from both sides.
This came during the meeting held Recently between HE Abdullah Sultan Al Owais, Chairman of the SCCI, and Antonio Carricarte Corona, President of the Chamber of Commerce in Cuba.
The meeting took place at the representative office of the Sharjah Chamber participating in Expo 2020 Dubai, in the presence of Abdulaziz Shattaf Musaed Director General of the Communication and Business Sector, Sharjah Chamber, and Jamal Bouzanjal, Director of the Corporate Communications Department, Sharjah Chamber.
Also attending were Luis Martinez from the International Relations Department for the Middle East and African Countries at the Cuba Chamber, and Heba Al Marzouki, Head of the Business Councils and Joint Committees Department.
Abdullah Sultan Al Owais said that the SCCI aims to enhance the exchange of investments and strengthen the movement of commercial and tourism activity between the Emirate of Sharjah and Cuba, where the two countries aspire to enhance economic cooperation and get the most out of their great resources.
This would help open new prospects for the business communities and attract new investments to both friendly countries.
Al Owais highlighted the SCCI services to support the private sector and the business environment in the Emirate of Sharjah and its role in developing commercial relations for Sharjah in particular and the UAE in general. He pointed out that Sharjah is a gateway for Gulf and regional markets, thanks to its strategic location and sophisticated logistics services it provides.
Antonio Carricarte Corona commended the UAE's outstanding position at the regional and international levels, asserting his country's eagerness to strengthen joint relations and raise the volume of trade exchange between the two countries, while making way for businessmen to benefit from the investment opportunities in the two countries.
Corona highlighted the importance of forging sustainable partnerships in the booming sectors, such as the health sector and renewable energy, due to the UAE’s global leadership in this field.
"I hope the coming stage will see a quantum leap in the volume of economic, trade, tourism and investment relations for the benefit of the two friendly countries," he added.