AFEI delegation participated in the meeting that was held under the patronage of HE the Lebanese Minister of Economy and Trade and attended by chairmen and general secretaries of the Arab Sectoral Federations as well as business men and women.
Participants discussed ways of exploiting the newly established divisions of the Arab Sectoral Federations in monitoring the implementation of the recommendations of regular meetings and conferences. A recommendation was approved to invite the elected chairmen of the five divisions to offer a study about the federations within each division in preparation for the Economic Summit that will be held in 2013.
Attendees emphasized the need for the General Secretariat of CAEU to coordinate with the Arab Fund for Economic & Social Development in order to organize a meeting with the Arab federations to discuss cooperation with the private sector in activating the financing of enterprises from the Arab SMEs Fund.
It was agreed to hold the next annual meeting of the federations in November 2012.