The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) is open for a possible partnership with Annual Investment Meeting (AIM).

In a meeting with the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Economy Director General Walid Farghal at the KNCCI headquarters today, the Chamber Chief Operating Officer (COO) Mr. Patrick Nyangweso acknowledged that such partnership is crucial in facilitating mutual engagements for the benefit of the Kenyan Business Community.

There is an upcoming AIM international event scheduled to take place at the ongoing Expo2020 Dubai between from 29th to 31st March 2022 at the Dubai exhibition Centre. So far, next year’s event has attracted over 15, 000 participants with 64 Chambers of Commerce across the world being partners of the event.

One of the Major goals of the Annual Investment Meeting is to serve as a strategic platform to connect businesses globally and support them in meeting potential partner s and financiers world wide.

As highlighted by Mr. Walid,the main focus of AIM is on foreign direct investment, Small and Medium Enterprises, Foreign Portfolio Investment and Startups, future clients and establishment of a one belt, one road business community.

Accompanying Mr. Walid was the Managing Director Alshamsi Travel Company Mr. Saood Alshamsi who expressed the need to invest in the Kenyan tourism and Agriculture sectors.

Also discussed in the meeting was the possibility of hosting the AIM Africa 2022 event in Kenya in June next year, with an agreement to establish a partnership in the upcoming County Investment Forum and Exhibition that is being organized by KNCCI to take place in Sharjah between 8th and 9th December, 2021. The County Investment Forum will bring together representatives from all the 47 counties to market their business opportunities.