The Sharjah FDI Office (Invest in Sharjah), an affiliate of the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), is organizing the ‘Sharjah Business Day in Hungary’ led by H.E. Sheikh Fahim Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Department of Government Relations in Sharjah on June 17, 2022, at the Matild Palace, Budapest.
This event is in line with an aim to promote investment prospects in competitive sectors to potential investors and businesses from across Hungary and to highlight the range of services and facilities offered by various government organizations in the emirate.
Invest in Sharjah sources added that the focus of the Budapest meeting is a panel discussion held under the theme ‘Investment Opportunities in Sharjah’ which aspires to boost the economic and business relations between Hungary and Sharjah.
Invest in Sharjah sources further stated that the forum will be held in the presence of H.E. Saud Hamad Al Shamsi, UAE Ambassador to Hungary, H.E. Sheikh Fahim Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Department of Government Relations in Sharjah, Mr. Mohamed Juma Al Musharrkh, CEO of Sharjah FDI Office (Invest in Sharjah), Marwan Saleh Alichla, Director, Investment Promotion & Support (Invest in Sharjah), Khawla Sayed M. Al Hashimi, Director of Project Development (Shurooq), Hamad Obaid Al Shamsi, Regional Investment Promotion Manager (Invest in Sharjah), and members of the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce, and investors, entrepreneurs, industrialists, and established business houses in Hungary.
Industry sources added that this panel discussion will aid in the exploration of trade and investment opportunities in key sectors poised for promising business growth in the region, highlight the ease of doing business in the emirate and focus on the competitive advantages of Sharjah offers for commercial, industrial and tourism investments.
Invest in Sharjah office sources further explained that apart from stressing the emirate’s budget competitiveness, unique core fortes in diverse sectors, and the range of services offered by Invest in Sharjah and other government entities to enhance investment opportunities, the panel discussion will also shed light on the emirate’s distinctive strengths as the cultural capital of the Middle East.
Prominent members on the panel include Mohamed Juma Al Musharrkh, with the attendance of official representatives from Sharjah Media City (SHAMS), Sharjah Airport International Free Zone Authority (SAIF Zone), Sharjah Research Technology and Innovation Park (SRTIP), and Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Sharjah.
Commenting on the upcoming visit, H.E. Sheikh Fahim Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairman of DGR, stated: “The UAE and Hungary share strong and deep-rooted cultural, trade, and diplomatic ties. The UAE is the largest trading partner of Hungary in the Arab region, and the robustness of the existing trade partnership has expanded the scope of cultural, economic, and investment collaboration with Sharjah, renowned as a thriving global hub for trade and investment. The ‘Sharjah Business Day in Hungary’ will take forward our continued cooperation in diverse, high-growth sectors and maximize both economic and cultural bonds.”
For his part, Mohamed Juma Al Musharrkh stated: “As the investment promotion agency of Sharjah, we are committed to guiding investors to the tremendous opportunity and potential in Sharjah’s conducive business environment. The panel discussion at ‘Sharjah Business Day in Hungary’ will further highlight Sharjah’s reputation as a pro-investor emirate and offer a comprehensive overview of investment opportunities across sectors for investors in Hungary looking to set up business in Sharjah.”