ICC Middle East, NA Consultative Group meeting.
KARACHI, April 16, 2011 (Balochistan Times): The Regional
Consultative Group of International Chamber of Commerce for Middle East
and North African region will be convened in Amman, Jordan on April 20.
The theme is Identifying Regional Synergies for Global Trade and
Investment. The meeting is being hosted by the Jordanian National
Committee of the ICC (ICC Jordan). It will be chaired by the ICCs
Regional Coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa Tariq M.
Rangoonwala who had earlier presided over two such meetings-first in
Sharjah, UAE in 2009 and another in Damascus, Syria in 2010, said an ICC
release here on Friday. Heads of ICC National Committees and Secretary
Generals as well as Chamber representatives from 14 Middle East and
North African countries will assemble in Amman to deliberate on
business-related international rules to facilitate enhanced foreign
direct investment and trade. The ICC Secretary General and other
officials from the ICC Secretariat in Paris will also be present. Jordan
Minister for Industry and Trade Dr. Hani El-Mulki is scheduled to
inaugurate. The one-day deliberations will cover subjects including
arbitration, trade facilitation, ICC rules and publications, regional
synergies and effective representation of regional business issues at
global decision making forums. The International Chamber of Commerce,
formed in 1919, represents enterprises from all sectors in every part of
the world. It has three main objectives that is, rule setting,
arbitration and policy. It works for promotion of open international
trade and investment.
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