The Silesian Voivodeship opened its regional office in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates on Thursday, according to Facebook entries on the profile of the marshal’s office of this region. – This is an asset that will certainly be beneficial for business – argued Jakub Chełstowski, Marshal of the Silesian Voivodeship.
The video material on the profile of the office includes, among others, the title of the event “Abu Dhabi – Poland Business Forum”, bearing, among others, logo of the Polish embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Silesian Voivodeship.
New office in Abu Dhabi
There is also a quote from the marshal of the province Silesian Jakub Chełstowski. – We are strengthening international economic relations at the Polish-Emirate Economic Forum. Entrepreneurs from Śląskie can use the services of the Regional Office in Abu Dhabi. This is an asset that will certainly be beneficial for business – says Chełstowski, quoted in the entry.
– Together with the Minister of Foreign Trade of the United Arab Emirates, we opened the Regional Office of the Silesian Voivodeship in Abu Dhabi – informed the marshal of the province. Silesian.
On Thursday, the economic mission in Abu Dhabi was also announced on his Facebook profile by a member of the provincial government. Upper Silesian Fund. As stated, the mission co-organized with the Marshal’s Office includes, among others: marshal of the province Jakub Chełstowski with representatives of the Marshal’s Office, Jacek Miketa and Łukasz Oprawski, vice-presidents of the Upper Silesian Fund, as well as the director and employees of the Fund’s foreign cooperation department.
“The mission is addressed to Silesian entrepreneurs from the SME sector, operating in the energy, industry 4.0, as well as IT and ICT sectors” – the profile of the Górnośląski Fund states that it is attended by representatives of the following companies: APA, Patentus, KSK developments, Lekom, Trashstock, ArchiTube, Imoli, Martech Plus, Hyper View, PI Computer Center, Formed and Emibig.
“As part of the mission, entrepreneurs visited, among others, the KIZAD Industrial Zone in Abu Dhabi and the largest free zone in the world, Jebel Ali Free Zone. Representatives of the SME sector from the Silesian Voivodeship also held a number of B2B meetings with potential contractors in Dubai” – signaled the representatives of the Upper Silesian Fund.
“Two of the best economic zones in the world join forces”
According to the profile of the president of the Katowice Special Economic Zone, Janusz Michałek, he also resides in the United Arab Emirates. “The two best economic zones in the world are joining forces” – Michałek wrote on Thursday, explaining that “KSEZ and DMCC – Dubai Multi Commodities Center have signed a cooperation agreement, the primary goal of which is to implement projects that will contribute to the development of both zones”.
“DMCC is the largest and fastest-growing economic zone in the United Arab Emirates, where over 10,000 companies operate. For many years, the DMCC has been recognized as the best economic zone in the world” – added Michałek, signaling that during the ceremony of signing the agreement he also took Krzysztof Drynda, President of the Polish Investment and Trade Agency.
The Silesian Investor and Exporter Assistance Center argues on its website that the province Śląskie has been actively working with an Emirati partner for two years. “Representatives of the region took part in numerous fair events and economic missions organized in the United Arab Emirates” – it was indicated.
“These included industry fairs organized in Dubai (Arab Health, Gitex or Middle East Energy) and in Abu Dhabi (Adipec), as well as the Polish-Arab Forum and the Regional Week of the Silesian Voivodeship as part of the EXPO 2020 World Exhibition, during which The Silesian Voivodeship promoted its economic, cultural and tourist attractiveness” – it was written.
Official visit to Silesia
The Silesian Investor and Exporter Assistance Center also reminds that in May this year. An official visit of Abu Dhabi’s representatives to the region took place on 24 April, during which the Katowice Special Economic Zone established formal cooperation with the Emirate’s Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi – KIZAD.
“The main goals of the Silesian Voivodship’s continuous expansion of its activities in the UAE include, among others, support in establishing business contacts between entrepreneurs from the region and foreign entrepreneurs operating on the United Arab Emirates market, acquiring business partners for entrepreneurs in the SME sector from the Śląskie Voivodeship or promoting the region’s investment opportunities on the Emirati market.
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