SHARJAH/DUBAI : Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA) and Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF Zone) successfully participated in the 5th Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) that concluded in Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre (DICEC) .
"The AIM Congress is a recognised international platform to meet international businessmen, elite investors and decision makers. We were happy to participate in the exhibition with other Sharjah government bodies like Sharjah Investment Authority (Shurooq) , Sharjah Economic Development Department and Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry at Sharjah pavilion under Shurooq," said Saud Al Mazrouei, director of HFZA and SAIF Zone.
"The AIM venue helped us to network with investors from different countries as well as boost our existing trade relations. Sharjah has become a first class investment destination due to its strategic location, flexibility in logistics, and advanced infrastructure as well as the increase in FDI flow," added Al Mazrouei.
Al Mazrouei also welcomed the recent formation of the Foreign Investment Council which deals with foreign investments for UAE businesses, and said that this move will create a lot of positive changes in the foreign investment scenario.
"Our free zones' strength lie in its discerning ability to introduce outstanding services and products that adhere to international standards of excellence for our community of investors to thrive in their business," he concluded.
Over 60 ministers from 40 countries participated in the event that was organized by the UAE Ministry of Economy. AIM 2015's main agenda included discussions relating to agriculture and industrial investment which attracted more than 500 exhibitors from 140 countries.
HFZA and SAIF Zone have over 13000 companies from across 157 countries.
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