UAE to host inaugural Caribbean forum

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Oct 27, CMC – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be hosting the First UAE-Caribbean Cooperation Forum in Dubai next month, the Guyana-based Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat has announced.

It said that the November 24-26 forum “will be the first of its kind for the region with the UAE, and the UAE is anticipating strong representation from the public and private sectors of the Caribbean”.

The CARICOM Secretariat said that the three-day event, which will host key government representatives and private sector stakeholders, is designed to create an exciting opportunity to exchange knowledge and experiences; to build strong networks; and to engage in dialogue at the highest level.

“The aim is not only to discuss the strategic bilateral relationships, but also to identify new areas of cooperation and opportunities in the fields of investment, trade, and culture,” the Secretariat said, adding that panel and session events will focus on culture, economic  partnership, technical development and EXPO Dubai which is scheduled to be held in 2020.

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