KNCCI opens representative office in UAE to promote trade
The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNNCI) has opened a representative office in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to enhance bilateral relations and support business communities in the two countries.
The announcement came during a meeting between the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) and the Kenyan delegation led by KNCCI president Richard Ngatia.
Speaking during the event, SCCI Chairman Abdullah Sultan Al Owais said that Sharjah Chamber was keen to provide all the support for opening the Kenyan office, noting that this step would help underpin the strong relations between the two countries.
He said that the companies operating in Sharjah could play a pivotal role in enhancing the bilateral economic cooperation by making use of the enormous opportunities for investment in Kenya, especially in the agriculture, infrastructure, and energy sectors.
”We maintain Sharjah’s position as a gateway to Africa for regional and global markets and enhance the emirate’s presence in the emerging markets in Africa,” said Al Owais.
”Opening a representative office in Sharjah would help to get the most out of the lucrative opportunities for investment in the UAE and Sharjah, especially in industry, commerce, tourism sectors, logistics, and financial services,” said Richard Ngatia, President, KNCCI
Ngatia stressed Kenya’s willingness to ramp up economic cooperation and sign various business partnerships.
”Opening a representative office in Sharjah would help to get the most out of the lucrative opportunities for investment in the UAE and Sharjah, especially in industry, commerce, tourism sectors, logistics, and financial services,” he said.
The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) is a membership-based trade support institution (TSI) working to protect the commercial and industrial interests of the Kenyan business community.