Sharjah identifies the potential of advanced technologies for Italian companies

In a recent high-level virtual market webinar entitled ‘Investment Prospects for Italian Companies in Sharjah’, Sharjah FDI Office (Invest in Sharjah), working under the Sharjah Investment and Growth Authority (Shurooq), showed convincing opportunities for Italian companies in a number of main industries in Sharjah’s expanding investment ecosystem.

Sharjah encourages the Italian Companies

The webinar was hosted by many Italian businessmen and entrepreneurs who, among several others, were exposed to the increasingly increasing investment prospects in the main emerging sectors of advanced health technology, agri-technology, the Internet of Things (IoT), advanced manufacturing, tourism and the green economy.

Omar Al Shamsi, UAE Ambassador to Italy, commended Sharjah in his keynote address for its’ holistic and sustainable approach to economic growth’ and also explained how, over the years, the Emirate has developed into a center for arts and culture and a leading manufacturing hub under the patronage of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi.

Welcoming the virtual meeting, Al Sarkal highlighted Shurooq’s continued push to maximize the growth and viability of Italian companies in Sharjah, highlighting how the digitization policy of the Emirate and increased focus on R&D and technological skills would open up a world of investment opportunities for Italian investors, along with the newly unveiled UAE Domestic Tourism Strategy.

Italy and the United Arab Emirates have always had great relations. These relations goes all the way in almost all fields. Highlighting the cooperation that is going on between the two countries is just a point of light in the ocean of these great relations.

Drawing on his experience of starting up a company in Sharjah, Belli said the main factors were the Emirate’s “advanced logistic capabilities, the efficiency of its services, excellent opportunities to expand into the wider MENA markets, and the easy process of setting up a business.”


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