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Dubai Exports, Business France sign MoU

DUBAI, February 22, 2016

Dubai Exports has announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, aimed at enhancing business and trade between the two countries.

Dubai Exports, an agency of the Dubai Department of Economic Development, is the official trade promotion organisation of the Government of Dubai.

The agreement was signed by Saed Al Awadi, chief executive officer of Dubai Exports, and Henri Baissas, deputy CEO of Business France; in presence of Michel Miraillet, ambassador of France to the UAE; Marc Cagnard, Business France director in the Middle East; and Sophia Salmi, head of agribusiness department.

The MoU was signed on the French pavilion at Gulfood trade show yesterday (February 21), to establish a framework of cooperation in order to develop and strengthen links in the field of trade promotion between Dubai & France, said a statement.

Dubai Exports and Business France will form a team to manage their upcoming joint projects, such as improve joint trade events and activities participation, it added.

Al Awadi said: “We are delighted to work closely with a French government agency such as Business France to enhance businesses in the UAE. We welcome this very fruitful partnership to begin a long run relationship and to extend French presence in Dubai and the UAE.”

Baissas added: “France UAE relations date back to the founding of the federation in 1971. The leadership of the UAE and France are committed to supporting and strengthening bilateral relations for the benefit of both countries.”

“We are honoured to work closely with Dubai Exports to improve the exchange of experiences and expertise and boost export growth from Dubai as well as French exports,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service




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