Lubna invites Cura?ao business community to benefit from UAE's trade and economic assetsApr 17, 2012 - 04:34 -
WAM Abu Dhabi, 17th April 2012 (WAM) -- Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of Foreign Trade, has invited the business community in Cura?ao, an island in the southern Caribbean Sea, to tap the promising business opportunities the UAE market can offer and participate in international conferences and exhibitions staged in the UAE to network with business and investors from the UAE and across the world.
''The UAE is adopting a free trade policy that is open to all world markets and is always seeking to remove trade barriers in its quest to build trade relations with many partners across the world,'' Sheikha Lubna said during a meeting with Abdul Nasser El Hakim, Minister of Economic Development in Cura?ao;part of the Netherlands .
The UAE, she added, had built ultra-modern infrastructure and diversified its sources of national income, establishing a prominent place at the world economic map and MICE landscape and as a magnetic destination for international businesses.
The Cura?ao's minister said his country, a trade hub connecting Latin America and EU, was eager to cultivate economic and trade relations with the UAE, noting that both countries can make better use of their geo-strategic location to penetrate regional and international markets.
The minister said he informed Sheikha Lubna about the economic, trade, financial and investment strengths of his country.
The upcoming period, he indicated would see more trade missions from Cura?ao traveling to the Middle East and UAE to forge economic and trade relations.