The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) took its investment promotion roadshow to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Kuwait this month, in line with it’s goal to strengthen economic relations between Sharjah and neighbouring GCC countries.
“We seek, through our roadshow, to highlight the investment potential in Sharjah and to familiarise business groups and economic authorities with the available investment opportunities,” said Ahmed Obaid Al Qaseer, Shurooq’s Chief Operating Officer. “We aim, also, to explore ways of developing investment partnerships, economic relations and cooperation with our brotherly countries. We seek to reinforce and expand these relations to new levels of growth.”
The three-day roadshow included roundtable events in Kuwait city and Riyadh with investors, businessmen and members of local chambers of commerce. Shurooq also held individual meetings with representatives from top business and investment groups.
Led by Ahmed Obaid Al Qaseer, Shurooq’s Chief Operating Officer, the delegation included Mohamed Al Hosani, Director Waste Treatment and Disposal Technology, Bee’ah; Mohammed Juma Al Musharrekh, Head of Investment Promotion at Shurooq; Marwan Alichla, Investment Promotion Excecutive at Shurooq; Binu Pisharadi, Commercial Affairs Manager of Sharjah Healthcare City; and Hamad Al Mazimi, from Sharjah Healthcare City.
Shurooq was named The European’s Global Banking and Finance Banking Awards 2013 – FDI Agency of the Year in the MENA region, in recognition of its investment promotion activities.