The Representative Committee of the Industry Sector Business Group of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry, SCCI, recently discussed a number of the strategic affairs, including mechanisms for exploring post-Covid-19 future plans and how to confront the current economic challenges in order to enhance the contribution of the industry sector in the growth of Sharjah’s economy and to put forward plans for promoting the competitiveness of this vital sector within the business community.
This came during the virtual meeting chaired by Lalu Samuel, Chairman of the Representative Committee of the Industry Sector Business Group, in the presence of committee members and Jamal Bu Zinjal, Head of Media Department, SCCI.
The meeting touched on the follow-up and coordination mechanisms for developing the industry sector which is a key pillar in the enhancing economic diversification strategy and shaping the future, owing to Sharjah’s numerous competitive benefits that consolidate the emirate’s status as a regional destination for industrial investments.
The meeting also highlighted the importance of penetrating new markets globally, thanks to the high quality of the local industrial products that are able to meet the needs of the regional and global markets, in particular, the Indian market as being one of the most promising markets for accommodating Sharjah’s industrial products.
The SCCI has reaffirmed its commitment to protecting and supporting the interests of business sectors with a view developing its activities and maintaining the gains of its members, as well as ensuring the proper representation of these sectors.
The SCCI pointed to the significance of the industrial sector as one of the most important key pillars in shaping the future of Sharjah’s economy, noting that the meeting comes as part of its commitment to addressing the challenges and helping the industrial sector to find solutions to develop its performance in accordance with the highest global standards, in addition reviewing the opportunities that help this sector thrive.
Lalu Samuel shed light on the SCCI’s prominent role in finding solutions to the challenges facing the industry sector throughout the past period and its contributions to connecting those sectors with the governmental sector for further coordination between all the concerned parties in the emirate, something that positively reflected on the sustainability and stability of the industrial sector.
Samuel mentioned that this meeting represents a roadmap for the advancement and growth of the industrial sector, pointing the support of the competent government authorities for the local industry, thus enhancing its competitiveness and its capability of innovation and distinction.
The meeting also dealt with specific topics of common interest in relation to the local industry affairs, such as investment, production, marketing, and export, in addition to addressing the hurdles faced by these themes in the current circumstances.