DIFC Receives 30-Member Delegation from the Saudi Youth Business CouncilPress Release19 Mar 2015 02:21 pm
Dubai, UAE- 19 March 2015: Dubai International Financial Centre, the mature global financial hub connecting the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) markets with the economies of Europe, Asia and the Americas, today received a 30-member delegation from the Saudi Youth Business Council.
His Excellency Essa Kazim, Governor of DIFC and Chairman of the DIFC Authority, welcomed the delegation and offered an overview of DIFC’s various operations. Highlighting the example set by Dubai’s leadership, he elaborated on DIFC’s pioneering role in contributing to the region’s business and cultural landscape.
On its part, the Saudi Youth Business Council highlighted its objective to serve as an enabling platform for emerging entrepreneurs in Saudi Arabia. The delegation members expressed keen interest in the Dubai business model for the SME sector, which contributes to a large portion of the UAE’s national GDP.
Commenting on the Saudi youth delegation’s visit, Essa Kazim, said: “DIFC is committed to co-operating with the young entrepreneurs not only from the UAE, but from throughout the region. We are pleased to have received the Saudi Youth Business Council, which is representative of the country’s next generation. Our meeting was very productive and we believe that these discussions will benefit both parties in building collaboration for the achievement of mutual objectives.”
The meeting concluded with HE Essa Kazim presenting a crystal gate memento to members of the Saudi Youth Business Council delegation.