The German Emirati Joint Council for Industry and Commerce (AHK) turned 10 this year and celebrated this occasion on October 2nd, 2019 in Dubai. CEO Oliver Oehms welcomed around 300 prestigious guests and members in the wonderful ballroom of Jumeirah Mina A'Salam Hotel. The event was opened by H.E. Saeed A. J. Al Fahim, Chairman of the German Emirati Joint Council for Industry & Commerce (AHK) followed by Saaed Al Ghurair, Vice Chairman of the German Emirati Joint Council for Industry & Commerce (AHK), German Ambassador H.E. Peter Fischer, the new German Consul General H.E. Holger Mahnicke and Dr. Volker Treier, Chief Executive Foreign Trade & Member of the Executive Board Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK e.V.).

Oliver Oehms took the chance to honor and thank the Premium Partners of AHK; Henri Lange from Lufthansa, and Sabine & Mazen Khourdaji from GAAST Trading for their long term support and strong relationship. After a traditional ‘cake cutting ceremony’ the guests enjoyed a rich buffet - a mix of regional Arabic dishes and delicious German specialties.

We would like to thank once again our premium partners Lufthansa and GAAST as well as our sponsors of the evening: BASF, Dubai Airport Freezone, German Emirati Business Center, Kärcher, Rosewood Abu Dhabi, Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay and The Meydan Hotel Dubai. Also, we would like to thank our partner organizations: Dubai Economy, Dubai FDI & Dubai Exports and of course we are very grateful for the long lasting support of the German institutions, especially the German Embassy and the German Consulate General and last but not least; thank you dear members for being part of the AHK family.

Picture Credit: DBN Production

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