Union of GCC Entrepreneurs develops strategic plan and sets-up eight executive committees during workshop hosted by Silatech

January 21, 2014 12:47 pm

Union of GCC Entrepreneurs recently launched its strategic plan at a workshop held on 18th and 19th January 2014 in Doha. The workshop was hosted by Silatech, a board member and chair of the union’s strategy committee.

The strategy was announced in the presence of Chairman of the Union of GCC Entrepreneurs Dr. Abdulaziz Al Mutairi, and union’s board members. The strategy represents the union’s road map, vision and mission, which are to be realized over the coming years. In addition to that, the union launched eight committees dedicated to achieving the union’s strategy and goals.

On this occasion, Union of GCC Entrepreneurs Chairman Dr. Abdulaziz Al Mutairi, said, “The union will have a vital impact on supporting young entrepreneurs in the Gulf States through communication and by ensuring that their voices are heard by nation leaders.”

Al Mutairi also stressed the important role entrepreneurs play in driving the economy and in job creation throughout the GCC.

Silatech CEO and Union of GCC Entrepreneurs Strategy Committee Chairman Dr. Tarik M. Yousef, reiterated the important role played by the workshop in developing the building blocks for the launch of the union, and in strengthening the union’s position as the main destination for supporting young entrepreneurs in the region.

It is worth noting that the Union of GCC Entrepreneurs was launched in conjunction with the Global Entrepreneurship award ceremony, held in the presence of His Royal Highness Prince Abdulaziz bin Abdullah, Deputy Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Centennial Fund. The board of the Union of GCC Entrepreneurs is represented by ten GCC member organizations, namely: Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development (UAE); Mohammed Bin Rashid Establishment for Small and Medium Enterprises (UAE); Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (Bahrain); The Business and Professional Women’s Club (Bahrain); Bahrain Businesswomen’s Society (Bahrain); Sharaka (Oman); Arab Businesswomen’s Council and Shiraa for Project Management (Kuwait); The Centennial Fund (KSA); Tasami Center for social initiatives (KSA); and Silatech (Qatar).


Tarek Kassar
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