In a public meeting of Asharqia Chamber
of the Chamber participants is more than 52 thousand in 2016
head of the Board of Directors of the Chamber Abdulrahman bin Saleh Al Ataishan
stressed that 2016 the launch of Vision 2030, in order to present a radical transformation in our
national economy system, based on the diversity and sustainability of the human
element concepts, which requires of us the board of directors and the
executive, to reformulate our steps with the new economic plans, the Chamber provided
ideas and approved initiatives and welcomed the delegations and experts in
various fields and set up forums and programs of all kinds and goals, and
opened the doors of discussion and dialogue about the vision and means of
supporting and how to participate in its success, noting to the speech of the
public meeting last Tuesday, March 7, 2017 in the presence of a
number of board members and a big number of participants of the Chamber and a representative of the Ministry
of trade and investment Mr. Muhammed Al Khudair that the number of participants
of Asharqia Chamber at the end of the fiscal year 2016 is up to 52.1 thousand.
Ataishan presented his thanks and appreciation to His Royal Highness Prince
Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz, Prince of the Eastern Province, for supporting Asharqia Chamber and the business sector of guidance
and support of His Highness, praising his keenness to take care of the private
sector and to stand next to him, and open up more prospects for work and
investment in front of him.
also praised the government departments and agencies which have continued with
the Chamber in various events and organizing events, and collaborated with them
to respond to the recommendations and proposals, being a help for the sector to
achieve many of its programs, and supportive of the message and goals.
he appreciated the role of the Chamber interacting with the participants of
initiatives and projects, praising the roles by the Secretariat of the Chamber in
which all employees of the Chamber and the staff males and females employees
who stood up to achieve the Chamber message
and achieving strategic goals.
Al Ataishan in his speech mentioned the achievements of the
Chamber in the past year to the cooperation between the Board of Directors of the
Chamber and its General Secretariat and executive department and all the
Chamber sectors to the work plan, the participants of businessmen and
businesswomen service, and the development of business environment in the
region, raising the performance of the national economy.
his part, the Secretary General of the Chamber Abdulrahman bin Abdullah Al
Wabel reviewed the report of achievements and services over the past year and
said that the Chamber had in 2016 to prepare more than 50 study and research
and economic reports, and a working paper specialized, and more than 30
economic report on trade relations between the Kingdom and
a number of countries, and more than 10 visuals for various economic topics.
terms of legal consulting services in 2016 Consultations (512) beneficiaries,
of which (289) telephone consultation, and (223) to consult a personal presence,
and (261)cases by the Chamber, protests settled (237) the cause of them, and
looked in (10) business cases and settled (3), ended 23 out of 36 arbitration
for the services Asharqia Chamber of the Employment Center Al Wabel explained that
the Chamber represented by the recruitment center set up (4) meetings, in
collaboration with a number of facilities, and the number of job seekers
participating in these meetings about (6500), student work, and the number of
participating institutions at meetings
about (18), as (1469)were briefed and job opportunities.
Chamber also held a number of forums, meetings and seminars, most prominently: meeting
the Minister of Labor, and His Excellency the head of the General Ports Committee,
and meet with the Minister of Housing, and to meet with journalists and informatics
in 2016, in addition to the forum investment opportunities in Qatif and transforming
family business into a stock, the Forum for trucking companies and its role in the
national economy and being a meeting place for small and medium institutions, women
economic forum in 2016, the Employment Exhibition 2016. productive families 2016
(Sanati), the ceremony of the eastern region in Eid Al Fitr, the annual
ceremony of the businessmen of the region 2016.
Chamber also provided over the past year 495 consulting for small and medium
institution, varied between financial, administrative and marketing, technical
consulting, and many of the programs, lectures and training courses that
support small and medium institutions in the Eastern Region sector development,
such as the organization of (the program how to start a small business, and the
decimal Partnership, and lectures of financial management in the small branches
of the branches projects in provinces of Al Khafji, Jubail, Qatif), as the
number of training programs made by the small and medium institutions development
Center graduates (80) trainees, in addition to supporting women in small and
medium institutions and productive families by (4) short training programs and
specialized to help them with their projects and observing them step by step
under the supervision of qualified trainers to offer such programs.
for the number of trainees in Asharqia Chamber Services Training Center in the
center over the past year (1057) trainees, as the number of executed training
days to about 288 training days for (48) training activity.
the support for women economic activity, Al Wabel talked about presenting the Businesswomen Center in 2016
more than 420 information service in the fields of economy, small and medium institutions
and in the feasibility studies, in addition to organize
(30) and a specialized workshop and the number of beneficiaries of
lectures and seminars and
workshops (9825) lady.
Regarding the international relations, foreign delegations in Asharqia Chamber has witnessed over the past year to organize more
than 42 meeting and a visit to businessmen and businesswomen in the region with
the coming of the various countries of the world in 2016 trade delegations, businessmen
in the region in the
business councils (foreign - Arab ),
as the Chamber has organized (4) catalogs exhibitions of different countries. In
terms of partnerships and collaboration with government agencies, private and
international institutions, the Chamber held partnerships with the cooperation of many
agencies and local and international institutions for the development of the
eastern region and its business community. This
was followed by informing the members of the General association of Auditor Ernst & Young
report, and then followed by the start of deliberations, discussions and the
conclusion of the association.