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UAE International Investors Council participates in AIM 2016

18 Apr 2016

The UAE International Investors Council received tens of thousands of visitors from countries in the region and around the world during the three days of its participation in the Annual Investment Meeting 2016, which was held at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 11th - 13th April.

The forum represents the most important and contemporary investment and commercial demonstration in the Middle East, while the UAE International Investors Council is the official partner of the forum.

The Council conducted meetings with a number of ministers and government representatives and officials from nine Asian and European African countries who participated in the forum to discuss methods of joint co-operation between the parties to achieve sustainability in the field of investment for each council member in those targeted countries for foreign investment, in line with the state's policy to encourage economic diversification.

The council also organised a roundtable meeting for businessmen and investors on the sidelines of the forum, headed by Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the UAE International Investors Council, and Georgian Prime Minister, Giorgi Kvirikashvili, in the presence of the Minister of Economy and Development of Georgia, and the Secretary-General of the Council, along with a number of senior officials and businessmen from both sides. During the meeting, the Georgian side reviewed a number of huge development projects underway.

Al Mansouri stressed the desire to enhance UAE investments, saying that he expected that the future will witness significant growth under vigorous steps taken by the two countries to deepen mutual co-operation and build investment partnerships that push the level of economic and trade co-operation to broader horizons, reinforced by the exchange of high-level visits between the two sides.

Jamal Al Jarwan, Secretary-General of the UAE International Investors Council, said that the Annual Investment Meeting this year has allowed a vital platform for dialogue between the council and ministers and representatives of governments from various countries of the world.

He added that the objectives of these meetings was also to co-ordinate the stance of members to overcome the obstacles facing the work of UAE companies investing abroad, and the collection and exchange of information related to national investments abroad. The objectives also included assessing the effects of economic measures imposed by host countries for those investments in national economic interests, building a database of foreign investment opportunities and providing accurate analysis of the investment environment in the global markets.

Al Jarwan noted the level of participation at the forum, which, he said, reflected the importance of investments in the UAE, referring to the achievements of UAE companies investing abroad.