The General Assembly of the Emirates Business and Finance Association (EBFA) held its first regular meeting last Thursday in Dubai. The meeting was attended by Naser Butti Omair Yousuf Al Muhairi, elected Chairman of the Board of Directors, Raja Mohammad Ganem Saeed Al Mazroui, elected Deputy Chairperson of the Board of Directors, and Hamad Abdullah Al Mass, Ahmed Yousuf Abdullah Hussain Khouri, and Ahmad Abdul Jalil Abdul Rahman Mohammad Al Bulwaki, who were elected as members of the Board of Directors.
EBFA’s goal is to represent members and create opportunities for cooperation between them. It also aims to build bridges of communication between members, as well as between economists and investors at the local and international levels from various economic sectors.
“The Association encourages investments and joint economic projects among its members who come from various industries and inform them of the available investment opportunities and the sources of financing, in order to empower the private sector through building partnerships with the public sector and the legislative bodies in the UAE, which will enable it to play a greater role in the process of sustainable economic development for the country,” Al Muhairi said.
AlMheiri stated that the Association would propose economic development studies and projects that will contribute in supporting the national economic development agenda of the UAE In addition to supporting economic, commercial and investment studies and research, which will provide advisory and technical services to members and investors through specialised advisory bodies.
He added that the Association would actively participate in exhibitions and markets within and outside the UAE to introduce and promote national products and investment opportunities.
The Emirates Business and Finance Association was established by Ministerial Decree No. 315 of 2017.