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Italy – United Arab Emirates: ready to start the System Mission of Italian Government, Companies and Banks


Ready to start from the 14th to the 16th of April the System Mission for the United Arab Emirates, organized by Confindustria, ITA, ABI and other partners of the Internalization Coordination Cabinet under the guide of the Ministry for the Foreign Affairs and for the International Cooperation and the Ministry of Economic Development.

The mission, that will be guided by the Minister for the Economic Development Luigi Di Maio together as delegate for the internationalization with the State Secretary fro the Foreign Affairs and for the International XCooperation, Manlio Di Stefano, will represent an important occasion to deepen the opportunities of the industrial, commercial and investment partnership for the Italian companies ina Country that has a primary role in the Region, also in view of Expo 2020 that will be held in Dubai from the 20th of October 2020 to the 10th of April 2021.

The mission will focus on the following sectors: Infrastructure, Energy & Environment, Healthcare & Pharmaceutics, Agroindustry (in particular the innovative technologies connected with the cultivation in environments characterized with low quantity of waters) and will see the participation of 147 companies, 8 entrepreneurs’’ associations and 7 banks for a total of 350 participants.

The UAE, with their strategically position located in the middle of the principal routes east-west and the abundant reserves of fossil fuels, became in less than 50 years a Country highly developed with a quality of life among the highest in the world. The governance of the last years have choose to push the economic diversification through the adoption of the Vision 2021 program which includes the strategically lines for the development of the Country, highly devoted to implement innovation, which also the main theme for Expo 2020 Dubai: Connecting Minds, Creating the Future.

Scheduled for the 15th of April the Business Forum Italia – EAU, that will be attended by the Ministry of the Economic Development :Luigi Di Maio, the State Secretary for the Foreign Affairs and the International Cooperation Manlio Di Stefano, the President of ICE Carlo Ferro, the General Directors of Confindustria, Marcella Panucci, the President of Confartigianato Giuseppe Mazzarella, the CAN Vice-President Roberta Datteri and the President of the Comitato Tecnico Abi per l’Internazionalizzazione Guido Rosa. Following, there will the visits of the sites which are interesting from an industrial point of view to start connection with local counterparts and explore the potential cooperation areas, in addition to a visit of the Expo 2020 Site Dubai and a meeting with the organizers of the event.