His Excellency Mr Sultan bin Rashid Al–Khater, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, participated in the Arab Forum entitled ‘Promoting Economic Integration among Arab Countries: Intra-trade and Role of Public and Private Sectors’. Organised by the Arab Parliament, in cooperation with the Arab Administrative Development Organization (ARADO) of the League of Arab States, the Forum is being held fromMay 23 to 25 in Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt.
H.E. Mr Al–Khater participated in the Forum’s sessions, which revolved around four axes covering many issues of common interest, such as the reality of Arab trade in light of regional blocs,therole of the private sector and the related challenges, development mechanisms and ways to reach an Arab customs union, and the issue of facilitating trade exchange with regards to global trends and the Arab reality. Moreover, the Forum reviewed the position of the Arab world among the indicators of global trade exchange.