The MOU was signed by Secretary SBI Naheed Shah Durrani and Sulaiman Boti, Projects Manager of the Royal Emirates Group of Companies in Dubai. Sheikh Butti Bin Suhail Al Maktoum of UAE and Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah chaired the MOU signing ceremony. Mr. Zubair Motiwala, Chairman Sindh Board of Investment while talking to the media after the signing ceremony said that in order to mutually promote trade and investment cooperation between Sindh province of Pakistan and United Arab Emirates, Sindh Board of Investment and the Royal Emirates Group according to the principles of equality and mutual benefit, have agreed to promote the development of bilateral economic relations.
The MOU will provide a platform for businessmen to meet, discuss and explore business opportunities in trade, investments, transfer of technology, services and other industrial sectors.
He said that they have agreed to regularly exchange information/
Mr. Sulaiman Boti said that they are very pleased to enter into this mutual understanding with the Sindh Board of Investment which, he said will provide them opportunities to tap the immense resources of the Sindh Province of Pakistan.
He pointed out that SBI will also assist Royal Emirates Group in development of Pak Arab Skill Development Centre in Sindh to train Pakistanis and find them suitable jobs in the United Arab Emirate.
SBI will also assist Royal Emirates Group in developing 10 MW Solar Power Plant in Sindh to help reducing the power shortage in Sindh Province and in developing Bilge Water Treatment Plant at Port Qasim Karachi to meet the environmental requirements of the port, he added.
Sindh Board of Investment also agreed to provide support in the development of Caracal Sports Shooting Club in Karachi. In this regard, Caracal International a manufacturer of most Innovative 9 MM Pistols will provide the training to Pakistani security agencies.
Royal Emirates Group will also develop an Agriculture Research Centre in Sindh, Sulaiman pointed out. Royal Emirates Group of Companies is an emerging leading group with diverse business interests in the local and international markets.
Formed and chaired by His Highness Sheikh Butti Bin Suhail Al Maktoum and managed by Dr. Kaiser Rafiq, the Royal Emirates Group has practically mirrored the development of modern Dubai, standing tall as one of the country's most dynamic business groups today.
Ably guided by the visionary leadership of His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the group has emerged as a valuable contributor to the development of United Arab Emirates.