DPW SK CUBC Reception

Agriculture, Sustainability and Logistics in the Spotlight at Gulfood

The Canada-UAE Business Council was pleased to collaborate with during Gulfood with DP World and the Government of Saskatchewan on a reception celebrating the flourishing Canada-United Arab Emirates (UAE) partnership and deepening ties on February 20, 2023 in Dubai, UAE.

DPW Reception

During the event, Mr. Abdulla Al Hashimi, COO of Jafza Parks and Zones, the Honourable David Marit, Minister of Agriculture of Saskatchewan and His Excellency Abdulla AlSaleh, UAE Undersecretary of the United Arab Emirates for Foreign Trade and Industry, provided opening remarks.

David Marit Reception

Ms. Ilhem Bendjellit, Business Development Manager at DP World delivered a presentation encouraging Saskatchewan processors and exporters to take full advantage of the services provided by the company. For more information on how DP World can help you expand your business in the region, please contact Ilhem Bendjellit, MSc.

DPWorld ReceptionAs the region’s frontline trade enabler, DP World UAE supports Canadian processors and exporters to reach the MENA, Africa, and Indian subcontinent regions through their fully integrated quayside facility.

DPW SK Reception

Saskatchewan is Canada’s largest agri-food exporter to the UAE. In 2021, the total value of its UAE exports was C$ 636 million.

CUBC SK Roundtable

The following day, the Canada-UAE Business Council hosted a roundtable discussion in partnership with the Government of Saskatchewan focused on sustainable food production and food security with Minister David Marit. The province is committed to working with partners to provide sustainable food production and food security across the globe. To learn more about Saskatchewan’s sustainable resource production, please contact uae@gov.sk.ca.

CUBC SK Ag Roundtable

CUBC SK Roundtable