Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry discussed with an economic delegation from the Republic of Singapore the development of economic relations and enhancing trade and investment exchange between Sharjah and Singapore along with other issues of mutual interest that serve the business communities on both sides.
Sharjah Chamber reviewed in the expanded work session held with the Singaporean delegation at its headquarters recently, with the participation of officials from various government entities in Sharjah, means of enhancing cooperation between the business communities in Sharjah and Singapore, in addition to promoting opportunities for investment provided for those wishing to invest in the emirate.
The meeting was attended by board members Ziad Mahmoud Khairallah Alhaji, Mohammad bin Rashid bin Dimas, Ahmed Mohammad Obaid Al Naboudah, in addition to HE Khaled bin Butti Al Hajeri, Director General of Sharjah Chamber, HE Marwan Al Serkal, CEO of Sharjah Investment and Development Authority – Shurooq, and Sheikh Majed bin Abdullah Al Qasimi, Director of Sharjah Department of Government Relations, high ranking government officials from the commercial, industrial and development affairs of Singapore and HE Samuel Tan, Singapore's Ambassador to the UAE.
HE Khaled bin Butti Al Hajeri said the meeting discussed enhancing frameworks for cooperation between Sharjah and Singapore especially in the SMEs sector, making use of Singaporean expertise in this field, and stressed Sharjah Chamber’s keenness to advance economic partnerships and trade exchange for the business communities in Sharjah and Singapore.
For his part HE Marwan Al Serkal encouraged the Singaporean delegation to make use of the promising opportunities for investment made available in the different sectors and especially tourism and alternative energy, and he pointed out that Sharjah is the only city in the region with a free zone dedicated for technological innovation and research and invited companies in Singapore to invest in this promising enterprise.