Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) has received Dr Alar Karis, President of Estonia, heading a business delegation representing various Estonian economic sectors.
HE Abdullah al Owais, Chairman of the Board, and Sheikh Mohammed bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, the UAE's non-resident ambassador to Estonia, welcomed the guests at the Chamber’s headquarters.
President Karis lauded the impressive development and prosperity witnessed in the UAE and Sharjah in particular, across various sectors, stressing that Sharjah has become an ideal destination for doing business and investment.
During the meeting, both sides explored avenues of economic cooperation and discussed several business topics of mutual concern to develop their economic, investment and industrial relations to new levels.
President Karis said that Sharjah has become a vital global cultural destination thanks to the directives of the emirate’s leadership and its keenness to develop and upgrade Sharjah’s cultural environment, spurring Estonia to strengthen its economic and cultural ties with Sharjah and advance mutual cooperation across vital fields including education, tourism, sustainability, logistics, innovation and knowledge.
For his part, Al Owais said that the Estonian President’s visit culminates a series of visits made recently by Estonian delegations to Sharjah Chamber and the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Estonian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications (ITL). This reflects both sides’ interests to promote cooperation and explore avenues to increase trade, economic and investment cooperation.