His Excellency Abdullah Sultan Al Owais, Chairman of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, reaffirmed the important role played by the media in positioning Sharjah and the UAE in general as a global investment hub.
AL Owais was commenting during the ceremony held by SCCI and Expos Center Sharjah yesterday (Thursday) at Majaz Water Front in honor of media partners. The event included a number of representatives from the leading media channels in the UAE. The event came in recognition of the role played by the media in highlighting great achievements and enhancing communications among business sectors.
The event was attended by HE Abdullah Sultan Al Owais, Chairman of SCCI, along with a number of board members; HE Saif Mohammed Al Midfa, Chief Executive Officer; HE Mohammed Ahmed Amin, Assistant Director-General for Communication and Business; Mr. Jamal Bu Zinjal, head of the Media Department, and a number of executives at SCCI and Expo Center Sharjah.
In his welcome speech, HE the Chairman of SCCI thanked media representatives in presence for their great efforts over the past period, in support of SCCI and Expo Center Sharjah, via their media coverage and attentive focus on their activities and initiatives. These efforts, Al Owais affirmed, supports the comprehensive development of Sharjah.
“2016 was a monumental year in terms of collaboration between SCCI, Expo Center Sharjah, and the media. Over 600 news releases were published in various channels, covering economic activity of SCCI within the UAE and beyond, visits and delegations welcomed by the chamber, as well as local and international exhibitions, fairs, and events organized by Expo Center.
Concluding the event, HE Abdullah Sultan Al Owais, accompanied by HE Saif Mohammed Al Midfa, honored media representatives.