Angola-United Arab Emirates and Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce sign an understanding this month The Angola – United Arab Emirates Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Abu Dhabi Chamber will sign a Memorandum of Understanding later this month. This commitment was assumed this week in the political and administrative capital of the Emirates on the sidelines of the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) held from 05.8 to 10.05.2023 in the UAE capital, having accepted, among other points, the presentation and promoting the establishment of a Memorandum of Understanding between the two counterparts. Furthermore, the two parties pledged to work towards the promotion of the Second Edition of the Conference designated by the GBA – Global Business Forum Angola, in Luanda, which this year will include the sectors of Agribusiness and Carbon Credits, Diamonds, Gold, Petroleum and Gas, Tourism and Real Estate, within the framework of its strategy of economic and business events, considering them as fundamental pillars in the economic and social development of Angola and the United Arab Emirates, having formally been invited to attend the event . The Angola – United Arab Emirates Chamber of Commerce and Industry represented by its president, Bráulio Mohammed Sanda Martins, and the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce led by its president, Ali Saeed Bin Harmal Al Dhaheri, understood to promote, support and streamline the diversification strategy and new businesses at Sociedade Mineira de Catoca, in addition to the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce expressing interest in the Mining and Green Energy sectors, with a special focus on Solar Energy.
In addition to the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce, the Angolan delegation held a meeting on 11 May with the Dubai Chamber of Commerce, assuming the support of that business association for the opening of Catoca’s representative office in Dubai, as well as presenting the diversification strategy and new business for the Angolan diamond company and promote the search for partners for new investments. The Dubai Chamber of Commerce, through its representation at the meeting, led by the Regional Director for Africa and the Middle East, Khalid Al Ali, and by the person responsible for Southern Africa, Abdulla Momade, also pledged to support its counterpart in Angola for the realization of the Second Edition of the GBA. In the various meetings held in Abi Dhabi and Dubai, in addition to President Bráulio Martins, the Advisor to the Director General of Catoca, António do Santos, and for the Diplomatic Mission of Angola in the United Arab Emirates, Nelson José Solano, responsible for the Sector Economic.