MAY 14, 201
Activating trade among Arab countries, issuing a unified import certificate and creating a database for labourers in the region were some of the key topics discussed at the 127th session of the General Union of Arab Chambers held in Alegria.
Qatar Chamber (QC) Chairman Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim bin Mohammed al Thani led the Qatari delegation to the session that was held between May 9 and 10. Delegations from 14 Arab countries participated in the meeting. They also discussed mechanisms of activating electronic trade in the Arab world.
During the session, attendees agreed on a proposal presented by Qatar Chamber for the establishment of executives committee at the union. They agreed that both Qatar Chamber and Oman Chamber would draft its statute, aims and work mechanisms.
On the sidelines of the meeting, Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia discussed ways to enhance cooperation among Arab countries with Arab Chambers representatives.