Sharjah 24: As part of the delegation of the UAE, the Sharjah FDI office ‘Invest in Sharjah’ has participated in the 3rd Belt and Road Summit in Hong Kong, with more than 5,000 participants from 55 different countries.
The UAE participated in the summit with a high-level delegation headed by the Ministry of Economy, including a number of senior officials from various government agencies as well as representatives of a large number of companies from around the world.
The summit brought together senior government officials, representatives of international institutions, business leaders and industry experts from countries along and beyond the Belt and Road to exchange views on multilateral co-operation and explore new business opportunities arising from the Belt and Road Initiative.
Abdullah Al Salih said that the ministry’s participation in the summit comes with an ultimate objective of promoting the business opportunities and investment environment of the UAE in Hong Kong.
“This is with focus on trade, advanced technical industries, renewable energy, small and medium-sized enterprises ,SMEs, as well as services, transport and tourism sectors,” he added.
He also pointed out that the UAE is one of the first supporters of the initiative that aims at boosting regional and international trade ties and the UAE plays a very crucial role in making it a success.
The Ministry of Economy and Hong Kong Trade Development Council, HKTDC, also organized a high level roundtable meeting between the UAE, China and Hong Kong to look into the investment opportunities in the Belt & Road initiative.