A delegation from the SCCI during a visit to the Sahara Center.
Journalist, Gulf Today
A delegation from the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), led by President Abdullah Sultan Al Owais (SCCI) recently visited the Sahara Center, the ultimate lifestyle destination in the United Arab Emirates, to learn more more on the new expansion project, located in the west wing of the mall.
The visit is part of CSIC’s commitment to strengthen communication with all facilities and economic sectors in Sharjah.
The delegation included Waleed Abdul Rahman Bu Khatir, Second Vice-President of SCCI, a number of members of the Board of Directors of the Chamber, Mohammed Ahmed Amin Al Awadi, Director General of SCCI, Saif Mohammed Al Midfa, CEO of Sharjah Exhibition Center, and Ibrahim Rashid Al Jarwan, Director of Economic Relations and Marketing Department, SCCI.
They were received by Akram Ammar, Executive Director of the Sahara Center, and Pierre Semaan, Marketing Director, where they were briefed on the services offered by the new extension, including an exceptional number of points of sale, entertainment spaces and various restaurants.
Abdullah Sultan Al Owais said the visit is part of CSIC’s concern to continuously monitor the affairs and interests of the emirate’s economic sectors. The chamber always seeks to exchange views with the business community in a way that serves their interests and enhances the growth and prosperity of Sharjah’s economy, he added. Al Owais pointed out that Sahara Center is one of the most important commercial and tourist destinations in Sharjah and the United Arab Emirates. He congratulated the management of the Center for the new extension which represents a qualitative addition to the commercial sector thanks to the presence of world famous brands.
For his part, Akram Ammar, Executive Director of the Sahara Center, thanked the Chamber for its continued support to the interests of the shopping center sector, stressing that the center aims, through these renovations, to improve the customer experience through various points of sale and catering.
In addition to housing an exceptional number of points of sale, the new extension also offers new leisure and dining options. It will also feature a dedicated floor for cosmetic and aesthetic related products and services, including spas, beauty stores, salons, perfumeries and cosmetic centers, among others.
The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) recently hosted Lars Pera, Ambassador of Guatemala to the United Arab Emirates, and Jose Bassila, Trade Counselor at the Embassy of Guatemala, to discuss ways to strengthen bilateral relations and to stimulate investments in food security, waste management and natural tourism fields, among others.
The two sides agreed to organize a coordination meeting with the SCCI counterpart in Guatemala and considered signing a memorandum of understanding to strengthen cooperation at all levels.
Stressing the importance of the meeting to improve the prospects for trade and investment cooperation, Abdullah Sultan Al Owais, Chairman of CSIC, stressed that the Emirate of Sharjah has enormous competitive advantages which make it one of the main business destinations in the region.