In a visit to Abu Dhabi Chamber..President of Zambia praises the business environment in Abu Dhabi
His Excellency Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Chamber, Received President Lunga at the Chamber’s Tower in Abu Dhabi.
His Excellency Ibrahim Al Mahmoud, 1st Deputy Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Chamber, accompanied H.E. Al Rumaithi in receiving the Zambian President along with Abu Dhabi Chamber Board Members His Excellency Mubarak Al Ameri, His Excellency Ibrahim Al Khajah, and Her Excellency Reed Al Dhaheri.
His Excellency, Mohamed Helal Al Mheiri, Director General of the Abu Dhabi Chamber, and His Excellency Khalifa Abdul Rahman Al Marzouqi, UAE Ambassador to Zambia, attended the meeting as well.
Both sides discussed expanding trade cooperation in pivotal sector including the energy and water resources.
President Lungu has extended an invitation to the Abu Dhabi Chamber and its members to visit Zambia, pointing to the many investment opportunities his country provides. He pointed to the Zambian legislations, which facilitates foreign investment, considering Zambia one of the most stable countries in the African continent.
For his part, H.E. Al Rumaithi expressed his pleasure for the visit of President Lungu and his accompanying delegation, emphasizing on the need for the private sector to explore the business environment in both countries and to promote for the available investment opportunities.
H.E. Al Rumaithi proposed organizing an Emirati-Zambian investment forum in Zambia, which would give the opportunity for Emirati businessmen and investors to take a closer look at the available investment opportunities and the most promising sectors in Zambia.