Sharjah: The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) has discussed partnership ideas with the SME Chamber of India. It included potential areas of collaboration, information exchange, and ways to support small and medium enterprise (SME) owners.
The discussion was also extended to initiatives aimed at enhancing cooperation and communication between the business communities in Sharjah and India.
The talk was held during a meeting where Mr. Abdullah Sultan Al Owais, Chairman of SCCI, received Mr. Chandrakant Salunkhe, Founder and Chairman of the SME Chamber of India and India International Trade Centre.
The meeting was held at the Chamber’s headquarters. It was attended by several important officials, including Mr. Waleed Abdul Rahman Bukhatir, Second Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, SCCI; Mr. Abdulaziz Mohammed Shattaf, Assistant Director-General of the Communication and Business Sector at the Sharjah Chamber; Mr. Lalu Samuel, Chairman of the Representative Committee of the Industry Sector Business Group; and other distinguished board members and officials from both sides.
The two sides explored ways to activate a joint corporation ahead of the visit of a Sharjah trade mission to India in 2024.
Mr. Al Owais has highlighted that the Sharjah Chamber is committed to strengthening ties with the CIMSME. The Chairman focused on the importance of exchanging expertise and experiences in supporting entrepreneurs and SME owners.
Additionally, he stated that the SCCI has excelled in backing these vital sectors through various programs, notably the “Tijara 101” initiative. This initiative plays an important role in supporting youth, encouraging them to delve into the realms of business and economics.
Mr. Salunkhe extended an invitation to the Sharjah Chamber to participate in the upcoming SME exhibition scheduled for February 2024 to foster greater collaboration and partnership between the private sectors in both countries, as per the statement.