Dubai Chamber & Hatta Traders Council to support entrepreneurial ecosystem

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Desk Reporter
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Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Hatta Traders Council have discussed ways to strengthen joint efforts to support Hatta’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and drive its economic growth and development.

The meeting examined new ways that the two organizations can collaborate to achieve the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to develop the Hatta region and enhance its economic competitiveness.

Further, they discussed new efforts designed to achieve the objectives of the Hatta Master Development Plan, which is based on the Dubai Urban Plan 2040 launched to support Emirati entrepreneurs and involve this community in driving economic growth.

HE Hamad Buamim, President of Dubai Chambers, described the first meeting of the newly formed council as “very productive and positive” as it outlined new ideas and action plans that draw on the Chamber’s network and expertise, to boost business activity in Hatta and advance the development of economic sectors.

Operating under the umbrella of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce, the Hatta Traders Council was recently established by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council Dubai.

Mr. Mana Ahmed Al Kaabi, Chairman of the Hatta Traders Council, said that, “The Hatta region is fast economic a breeding ground for innovative business ideas in the fields of infrastructure, eco-tourism, agriculture, food security, trade, enterprise development. The Hatta Traders Council was established to identify existing potential and new opportunities that can support the growth of young businesses in Hatta.”

Mr. Al Kaabi further noted that the Dubai Chamber of Commerce has extensive experience in supporting and enabling business growth and promoting Dubai as a global business hub, adding that “the recent meeting paved the way for new collaboration and partnership opportunities between the Council and the Chamber that would create long-term economic benefits for the Hatta region.”

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