SCCI calls on business community to take part in Etihad Rail project
The plan for an introductory seminar was discussed to motivate involvement in Etihad Rail’s implementation stages
The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) has met with a delegation from Etihad Rail to review avenues of cooperation, and enhance the role of Sharjah’s business community in the strategic Etihad Rail project, which aims to support the national economy.
The meeting considered the possibility of conducting an introductory seminar for Sharjah’s government and private sector representatives, in order to acquaint them with the project and motivate relevant sectors to be involved in the implementation stages of the project plan.
The Etihad Rail delegation included the director of partner relations Department, Mohammed Al-Marzouqi; and the head of the Partner Relations Department, Khalid Faisal Al Shehhi; who were received at the SCCI by the director of SCCI’s Economic Relations and Marketing, Ibrahim Rashid Al Jarwan; the head of the SCCI media department, Jamal Bu Zinjal; and the director of the SCCI Membership Affairs Department, Saif Al Matroushi.
The visiting delegation provided an overview of Etihad Rail’s vision to provide safe and sustainable rail networks and offering train transport services for passengers and goods in the UAE.
Commending Etihad Rail’s efforts in delivering world-class transport choices, Ibrahim Rashid Al Jarwan emphasised the importance of the transport sector, its role in supporting the national economy, and its role in connecting cities and ports in the UAE.
Al Jarwan also highlighted the Etihad Rail project as one of most important economic and development projects that will raise the performance of the transport sector in the UAE and GCC.
In addition, Mohammed Al-Marzouqi reviewed the project principles in terms of safety and security, effective linkage, and potential economic growth possible by connecting the residential, industrial and commercial centres in the country.