Published On: Sat, Oct 18th, 2014

Sharjah seeks more FDI: CEO of Shurooq

Marwan Bin Jassim Al Sarkal, ceo Shurooq

Marwan Bin Jassim Al Sarkal, ceo Shurooq

The government of the emirate of Sharjah is focusing on promoting investment opportunities in tourism, environment, transport and healthcare, to attract more foreign direct investment, FDI, to the emirate, said Friday the CEO of Sharjah Investment and Development Authority, Shurooq.

“Striking a balance between economy on the one hand, and factors such as social and environmental effects, on the other, was the big challenge that the participants in this edition (of the World Investment Forum) had their focus on. They also focused on the great importance of this balance for all involved parties, for stability in states and their governments seeking to attract FDI,” said Marwan Al Serkal following Shurooq’s participation in the forum which was organised in Geneva by United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, UNCTAD, between 13-16 October.

“This is exactly what makes U.A.E. excel internationally,” said Al Serkal stressing that Shurooq is also promoting investment opportunities in all U.A.E.

In addition to Sharjah’s Shurooq, the U.A.E. high-profile delegation to the World Investment Forum included the representatives of Ministry of Economy, other federal ministries and government departments, as well as the investment promotion bodies authorities of Dubai and other emirates.

Source : WAM News Agency for United Arab Emirates

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