The UAE was elected president of the Arab Sea Ports Federation at its 59th assembly.
Capt Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, managing director and group chief government of Abu Dhabi Ports Group attended the occasion.
He thanked Sheikh Yousef Abdullah Al Sabah, of Kuwait, who served because the earlier president of the ASPF, for his efforts.
He additionally expressed his gratitude for the boldness proven by members of the 16 member states in selecting the UAE to preside over the federation.
“Regardless of the gradual international restoration from the affect of the pandemic, geopolitical circumstances at present witnessed by the world proceed to impose additional challenges to the maritime sector,” he stated.
“We’re working diligently to foster the power factors of the ASPF and profit from the experience and capabilities of all member states to raise the federation’s standing globally, and to attain continued success and prosperity throughout Arab ports.”
The assembly, held on the federation’s headquarters in Alexandria, mentioned progress made for the reason that earlier gathering in November 2021.
The contributors additionally mentioned methods to strengthen future co-operation and co-ordination between member states underneath the presidency of the UAE.
The assembly, inaugurated by Admiral Essam Eddin Badawi, secretary-general of the federation, explored methods to advertise its position internationally, as a regional physique comprising of many main ports within the strategically positioned Arab area offering important hyperlinks for East-West maritime commerce.
Subjects included the adoption of factors mentioned by the federation’s normal meeting, approval of the election of Capt Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi as president of the ASPF, and electing Dr Khalid Al Maaita as vice chairman.
The sixtieth assembly of the federation was scheduled for November.
The Arab Sea Ports Federation was established in October 1976 in Alexandria, Egypt, to advertise the event of seaports in Arab nations. It really works underneath the umbrella of the League of Arab States’ Council of Arab Financial Unity.
Supply: The Nationwide