WAM -- The emirate of Sharjah has deep economic ties with Serbia and seeks to strengthen investment and trade ties with the European country, Director-General of Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry Khalid bin Butti Al Hajri recently said.
He was speaking during a meeting with a high-level delegation of Serbian senior trade and economic representatives headed by presided over by Milos Perisic, charge d'affaires at the Serbian Embassy in the UAE.
The delegation, which included representatives of food, garment and leather industries, met with investors and businessmen from the UAE, to discuss ways of supporting the unique economic ties between Sharjah and Serbia through developing trade relations and opening new investment avenues for UAE investors in Serbia.
The delegation made a presentation about their national products as well as incentives and facilities offered by their country to the UAE business community.
The two sides also discussed the services and facilities offered by the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry as well as the body's willingness to support Serbian companies and organisations planning to invest in the emirate.
Al Hajeri said the business communities in both countries need to identify areas of mutual interest and co-operation to promote investment opportunities and exchanges of knowledge and information that encourage investors.
Expressing his country’s keenness to promote economic ties with Sharjah, Milos Perisic invited Emirati investors to visit Serbia to explore investment opportunities, in food, garment and leather industries in particular.
The Serbian official also highlighted the unique cultural co-operation between Serbia and Sharjah, saying Serbian investors see the emirate as an important industrial hub.