Sharjah: The emirate of Sharjah will host the first-ever Gulf-Iraq Business Forum on September 26 and 27. The event is held under the patronage of Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah.
The Forum is an initiative of the Federation of GCC Chambers and is being organized in partnership with the Federation of UAE Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FCCI), the Federation of Iraqi Chambers of Commerce, and the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI). In addition, the forum has received significant endorsement from the General Secretariat of the Gulf Cooperation Council.
Mr. Abdullah Sultan Al Owais, Vice Chairman of FCCI and Chairman of SCCI, stressed that the Forum’s main objective is to explore investment prospects from both regions as well as enhance these opportunities, aiming to establish robust economic ties between Gulf and Iraqi entities.
“The Forum benefits immensely from the unwavering support of the GCC General Secretariat, various chambers of commerce, and other governmental departments within the GCC,” the Vice Chairman remarked.
Mr. Al Owais concluded his statement by noting that “we are hopeful and optimistic that this forum will not only achieve tremendous success this year but will also become an annual beacon for the Gulf and Iraqi business communities to explore mutual investment prospects and strengthen collaborative efforts.”