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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Fujairah Forum Welcomes the French

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The Fujairah Government and Municipality are staging a France—Fujairah Forum on Thursday 29 September 2011, commencing at 10.00am.

The forum will be held at the Fujairah Concorde Hotel.

Le Patron

The forum is being held under the patronage and in the presence of His Highness, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah.


The purpose of the forum is to highlight the economic investment, tourism and cultural possibilities between Fujairah and France. It will promote the opportunities of the emirate and showcase the rich resources that it possesses.

Mr. Mohammed Saif Al Afkham, the Director of the Municipality, said the forum aims to attract investors and capital in the emirate of Fujairah. The one-day forum is organized by the Fujairah Municipality, in cooperation with the Fujairah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the French private sector.

Le Programme

The forum commences at 10.00am with the opening ceremony and welcome.

There will be a visual presentation of the emirate of Fujairah covering the major projects underway and completed. It will also feature cultural aspects and tourist developments.

The forum will concludes at 5.00pm.

Les Sujets

The conference will discuss a number of topics related to the emirate of Fujairah including demographics, population projections, industrial waste and the hospitality industry.

The strategic location of Fujairah will be highlighted with its accompanying investment and tourist possibilities.

Les Personnel

Participants in the forum will include at least 40 representatives of 22 companies from France as well as a large number of managers of local and federal departments in Fujairah.


This is an open invitation to people of Fujairah.

Mr. Afkham extends the invitation saying:

“Come along and join the great effort of the Municipality. We want people to attend who are enthusiastic about extending hospitality to the French and who will encourage them to consider making a long-term investment. We want to provide the best environment for our guests and the attendance of those already involved in Fujairah business and tourism will increase the richness of the forum and enhance the opportunities for exchanging ideas and knowledge.”

If you plan to attend please confirm your attendance by contacting the Public Relations and Media Department of the Fujairah Municipality:

Phone: (09) 202 8231; (09) 202 8251

Email: pr.fujmun@hotmail.com

Fujairah Concorde Hotel

Check out the location of the Concorde:

View Concorde Hotel Fujairah in a larger map


Fujairah Seeks an Ambitious Future in Tourism Says Patrick Antaki, FIF, 3 October 2011.

Fujairah Welcomes the French Highlighting Emirate’s Strategic Location, FIF, 2 October 2011.

French Business Council Has Firm Ambitions to Invest in Fujairah, FIF, 1 October 2011.

Crown Prince Seeking to Attract More French Companies to Fujairah, FIF, 30 September 2011.

French Day in Fujairah is Magnifique! FIF, 12 September 2011.

Geoff Pound

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