UAE to help develop Palestinian economy

May 23rd, 2008 - 11:23 am ICT by admin  

Bethlehem, May 23 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has expressed its support for the development of the Palestinian economy at the Palestine Investment Conference here, WAM news agency reported Friday. “The UAE’s presence in the three-day gathering will provide it with information on investment opportunities in Palestine that will be passed to the private sector in the UAE so as to explore business opportunities and establish joint ventures with Palestinian investors,” said Mohammed Abdulaziz Alshihhi, Undersecretary of the UAE ministry of economy.

Alshihhi said that the ministry would spur UAE businessmen to study investment potentials in Palestine so as to contribute to efforts aimed at improving the economic situation there.

“Although Palestine is still facing diverse political and economic challenges on its way to make the aspired development but its land harbours many feasible and profitable ventures waiting for investors to grab them,” he added.

“UAE institutional investors can highlight the diverse huge business opportunities available in Palestine in construction, tourism and agriculture,” Alshihhi said.

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