UAE businesspeople to visit Serbia in May

DUBAI - Businesspeople from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be paying a visit to Serbia from May 19 through 22 to assess possibilities for cooperation with Serbian colleagues.

The visit of the UAE business delegation, to include businesspeople from all seven emirates, was agreed at a meeting between the president of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia (PKS) Zeljko Sertic - who is heading a Serbian business delegation visiting the UAE - and Undersecretary of the UAE Ministry of Foreign Trade Abdullah Al-Saleh, the PKS said in a statement.

Al-Saleh agreed that the UAE Ministry of Foreign Trade must devote particular attention to informing UAE businesspeople on the business climate in Serbia as broadly as possible, the statement said.

The fact that UAE businesspeople do not need visas to go to Serbia and the chance to easily reach other markets from there open the door to new projects and enhanced business cooperation in tourism and other sectors, it was said at the meeting.

The PKS delegation presented the business environment in Serbia and the advantages of doing business in free zones.

The UAE delegation, headed by officials of the country's chamber of commerce, will visit the 81st International Agriculture Fair in Novi Sad, to be held from May 20 through 26.

Officials of the UAE Ministry of Foreign Trade said that the development of bilateral cooperation has been very good and that they will back the PKS activities aimed at continuing the trend.

The meeting was attended by Mohammed Nasser Hamdan Al Zaabi, the UAE ministry's director of trade promotion, Serbian Charge d' Affaires in Abu Dhabi Milos Perisic and Zoran Bojovic, the PKS president's international cooperation...

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