Dubai Chamber endorses Libya conference
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Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has extended its support and endorsement to a major upcoming conference on Libya.
The Libya Infrastructure & Rebuild Conference is to be held from 27-28 June at Dubai’s Dusit Thani Hotel. Over 150 delegates from Canada, China, Germany, Egypt, Italy, the UAE, the UK, the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council), the Middle East, the US and other countries, will be participating in the event
Atiq Juma Nasib, senior director, Commercial Services Sector, Dubai Chamber, will deliver the keynote address at the conference.
Nasib said that Libya is a promising destination for Dubai’s business community as the country’s redevelopment process offers excellent opportunities for Dubai Chamber members to use their expertise and benefit from the growth prospects offered by the country’s trade, infrastructural and financial services sectors.
He pointed out that Dubai Chamber members’ exports with Libya registered a 43% growth from its December 2011 figures of AED 261million (US$71million) to AED 374million ($102million) in January 2012, which is a good indicator of rising trade with the African country.
“The event has already gained global recognition. We are confident that the conference will further boost the cooperation ties between Dubai and Libya and the relationship with UAE will improve and flourish,” said Raj Menon, principal host of Arabian Reach FZ Dubai.
“The conference and exhibition is also a practical and significant stride towards opening new markets for UAE traders, manufacturers and services establishments in Libya which is considered a gateway to the North African countries including Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Mauritania besides the West African countries including Mali, Togo, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Ghana and Chad.”