SCCI discusses ways to expand economic cooperation with Thailand

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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SCCI-Thailand discuss cooperation
Officials during the meeting | WAM

The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) has explored avenues for enhancing economic cooperation and boosting the trade exchange volume with a Thai diplomatic delegation.

Both sides also discussed the potential establishment of a Thai Business Council, under the auspices of the Sharjah Chamber, to stimulate joint investments and promote participation in events and exhibitions in both business communities.

The meeting was hosted in conjunction with a visit from a high-level Thai business delegation led by Sorayut Chasombat, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to the UAE. The meeting was attended by Abdullah Sultan Al Owais, Chairman of SCCI, and Mohammed Ahmed Amin Al Awadi, Director-General of SCCI.

Al Owais reiterated the Sharjah Chamber’s commitment to actively contributing to bolstering economic cooperation, leveraging the viable opportunities available to foster bilateral partnerships between the two countries’ business communities.

Furthermore, Al Owais highlighted the imperative of exploring prospects of cooperation through joint forums and meetings that bring together businessmen from both sides to forge new partnerships and elevate trade volume, in line with the robust capabilities across various promising sectors in both the UAE and Thailand.

During the gathering, the two sides discussed ways to reinforce partnerships, bolster trade ties, and strengthen cooperation and coordination between the Sharjah Chamber and the Thai Embassy in the UAE.

According to the statement, “Discussions also delved into prospects for enhancing communication channels to facilitate joint events, reciprocal visits of business leaders, missions, and trade delegations from both sides to introduce the business communities in both Sharjah and Thailand to the advantages of investing in the two countries.”

Furthermore, the meeting explored potential avenues of cooperation and the imperative of participation in trade exhibitions and events in both countries, particularly the Watch and Jewelry Middle East Show that is hosted by Expo Centre Sharjah, and the Bangkok Gems and Jewelry Fair.

During the meeting, the Thai delegation underlined their desire to facilitate the Emirati jewelry designers’ participation in the Bangkok Fair, while extending an official invitation to the Sharjah Chamber to visit Thailand in September of the coming year.

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