DUBAI, 19th May, 2022 (WAM) -- Dubai Chamber of Commerce, one of three chambers operating under Dubai Chambers, has hosted a virtual meeting with Hatta Traders Council to discuss joint efforts aimed at supporting Hatta's entrepreneurial ecosystem and drive the area's economic growth and development.
The meeting was attended by Hamad Buamim, President of Dubai Chambers; Mana Ahmed Al Kaabi, Chairman of the Hatta Traders Council; Hassan Al Hashemi, Vice President of International Relations - Dubai Chamber of Commerce; in addition to members of the Hatta Traders Council.
The meeting examined new ways that the two organisations can collaborate to achieve the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to develop the Hatta region and enhance its economic competitiveness.
Participants also discussed new efforts designed to achieve the objectives of the Hatta Master Development Plan, which is based on the Dubai Urban Plan 2040 launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to provide support to Emirati entrepreneurs and involve this community in driving economic growth.
Buamim described the first meeting of the newly formed council as "very productive and positive" as it outlined new ideas and action plans that draw on the Chamber's network and expertise, to boost business activity in Hatta and advance the development of economic sectors.
For his part, Al Kaabi said, "The Hatta region is fast economic a breeding ground for innovative business ideas in the fields of infrastructure, eco-tourism, agriculture, food security, trade, enterprise development. The Hatta Traders Council was established to identify existing potential and new opportunities that can support the growth of young businesses in Hatta.
Al Kaabi noted that Dubai Chamber of Commerce has extensive experience in supporting and enabling business growth and promoting Dubai as a global business hub, adding that the recent meeting paved the way for new collaboration and partnership opportunities between the Council and the Chamber that would create long-term economic benefits for the Hatta region.
The council's objectives include supporting entrepreneurs and the entrepreneurship system, capitalise on economic opportunities, create a favourable business environment for entrepreneur and provide an ideal platform to share knowledge and showcase success stories of Hatta-based businesses.
Operating under the umbrella of Dubai Chamber of Commerce, the Hatta Traders Council, was recently established by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council.