Emirates News Agency – ‘Dubai Chambers’ boosts international presence of local business community

DUBAI, 7th July, 2022 (WAM) — The International Chamber of Commerce – United Arab Emirates (ICC UAE) recently hosted a leadership roundtable to foster a business-friendly discussion with 10 country-focused business councils at the headquarters of Dubai Chambers.

The event aims to raise awareness of the activities and benefits available by working in cooperation with the UAE Section of the ICC.

Nadia Abdul Aziz, Board Member and Chair of the Steering Committee of the ICC’s UAE Customs and Trade Facilitation Commission, chaired the meeting.

In her speech, Nadia Abdul Aziz encouraged representatives of works councils to benefit from the ICC’s global network covering more than 100 countries and 45 million members, while highlighting the practical benefits of working with the ICC.

Further focused presentations were made to the assembled group by Dr. Hassan Arab, Chairman of the ICC UAE Arbitration Commission, and Ahmad Lootah, Chairman of the ICC UAE Banking Commission.

Samir Shahid and Vinitha Bhatia, Vice Chairpersons of ICC UAE Customs and Trade Commission, explained how ICC UAE can provide hands-on training and guidance to members, which will enable them to expand their international operations through efficiencies in logistics and international supply chain. operations.

Participants representing 10 business councils expressed their appreciation for the event and the wide range of services offered by ICC which were collectively developed by the experts at the meeting.

Participants and presenters expressed clear intentions for further cooperation and collaboration. The goal is to accelerate further follow-up meetings to establish business facilitation goals with specific value-added outcomes.

For his part, Hassan Al Hashemi, Secretary General of the ICC-UAE and Vice President of International Relations at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce, described the meeting as an ideal opportunity for members of business councils to learn on key benefits and services, as well as significant developments in the global business landscape. He added that the meeting established a solid foundation on which ICC-UAE can build its relationship with various business councils in Dubai, which include business leaders from around the world who operate in a wide variety of economic sectors.

He also highlighted the crucial role ICC-UAE plays in promoting and facilitating international trade and added that the Dubai Chambers was working closely with the UAE chapter to support business interests and remove barriers. Trade.

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