The Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry signed a Memorandum of Understanding with The Federation of Chambers of Commerce of the United Arab Emirates, which incorporates the Chambers of Commerce of all seven Emirates, at the Embassy of Malta in Abu Dhabi.
The agreement was signed by the President of the Malta Chamber, Marisa Xuereb, and the President of the UAE Federation of Chambers, H.E. Abdullah Mohammed Al Mazrouei. Present for the signing where H.E. Dr Thani Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, Malta's Ambassador to the UAE, H.E. Maria Camilleri Calleja, the Secretary General of the UAE Federation of Chambers, H.E. Humaid Ben Salem, and Lino Mintoff, Internationalisation Advisor at the Malta Chamber.
Prior to the signing, the business and investment opportunities in Malta and in the UAE, and the mutual interest of the two countries in enhancing commercial relations and bilateral cooperation between the respective Chambers, were discussed. A series of initiatives are being planned to bring together entrepreneurs from the two countries in the coming months.
The signing of this MOU followed participation of the Malta Chamber in an official delegation to the Dubai Expo on the occasion of Malta Day.