3rd GCC France Economic Forum slated in France
France– Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) States and France will hold an economic forum on October 18-19, 2016 in Paris to discuss wide – ranging economic issues to further strengthen cooperation between France and the six GCC member Countries of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, State of Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Oman and the State of Qatar.
The 3rd GCC – France Economic forum is jointly organized by the Federation of GCC Chambers (FGCC Chambers) and the Arab Franco Chamber of Commerce (CCFA). FGCC Chambers is the Umbrella organization that supports the private business sector and six Chambers of Commerce and Industry in the Gulf region.
“The third edition of the GCC- France Economic forum comes after the great success of the first and second editions, which also took place in Paris back in 2008 and 2011. Over 500 delegates from both sides have taken part in both events,” said Abdulrahim Hasan Naqi, Secretary General of the FGCC Chambers.
He said GCC and France have to strike agreements and common grounds concerning number of issues relating to trade, investments, technology transfers, business incentives, and Health sector.
Ministers, high- ranking official and experts have been invited to address the forum. Panel discussions with experts and analysts will draw attention to every topics presented.
“Forum speakers from both sides will address these issues. The organizers of the event will come out with recommendations that will be submitted to the public sectors for action,” Naqi said.
The forum will address various bilateral subjects and issue of common interest benefiting participants through the business networking sessions expected to take place after each workshop.