Chairman, Al Habtoor Group welcomed a high-profile delegation from Singapore at the Group head office on March 3.
Present from the Al Habtoor Group were Mohammed Al Habtoor, Vice Chairman and CEO; Paul Rayner, Advisor to the Chairman, Sanjeev Agarwala, Director Strategy & Business Development. The delegation included His Excellency Umej Bhatia, Ambassador, Embassy of the Republic of Singapore in Abu Dhabi; Cheong Ming Foong, Consul-General, Republic of Singapore in Dubai; Lester Lu, Consul (Commercial) and Regional Director, Middle East & Africa Group, International Enterprise Singapore; Khalil A. Bakar, Centre Director, Singapore Economic Development Board; Mohamed Hafez Marican, Area Director Middle East & Africa.
The meeting focused on synergies between the United Arab Emirates and Singapore and potential collaboration and investment opportunities for both parties.
Khalaf Al Habtoor said, “Singapore is a good model, it is at the heart of Asia’s economy. It is a story of great success. Like the UAE, it has emerged as a financial and trading hub serving the region and it has transformed itself into at world class metropolis. There are many synergies between us that we can both capitalise on.”