10 ministers lined up for Arab business conference in Dubai
At least 10 ministers from Arab and Muslim countries will attend a conference for Arab businessmen and investors which opens in Dubai on Monday, the organizers said.
Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Malaysia, Morocco, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen will all send ministers, the Dubai chamber of commerce said in a statement.Bahrain, Kuwait, Libya and Mauritania will be represented at a lower level at the three-day meeting under the theme "Invest in IT".
Members of chambers of commerce from France, Ireland, Portugal and Switzerland would also participate in the conference organized every two years by the Arab League, Inter-Arab Investment Guarantee Corporation and the General Union of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture for Arab Countries. — (AFP, Dubai)
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