Oct 2015

Workshop: Securing Your Business in Arab Countries


The Workshop Summary

On 8th of October 2015, in collaboration with The Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey “DEIK”, DHAMAN hosted an array of Turkish financial institutions and construction, industrial and investment companies to a workshop in Istanbul under the title “Securing Your Business in Arab Countries – The Role of The Arab Investment & Export Credit Guarantee Corporation”.

The workshop was well received by an audience of over 70 executives as well as senior and middle management delegates from different spectrums, which facilitated achieving the intended objectives of this event as an open platform for direct discussions between the decision makers at both ends.

The event was also highlighted by the signing of the first Agreement for LC Confirmation Insurance between DHAMAN, represented by its Director General, Mr. Fahad Al-Ibrahim, and Aktif Bank represented by Dr. Serdar Sümer, CEO & Member of the Board.

The Operations Department team delivered a detailed interactive presentation on DHAMAN’s products & services and led the audience smoothly through the different risk mitigation tools needed to meet all sorts of challenges that may encounter their business engagements in the Arab region, and the way to move forward.

The event was concluded with a lunch hosted by DHAMAN and a number of privately held One-on-One meetings between senior staff from ‘DHAMAN’ and Turkish banks.
On another hand, Mr. Ahmet Çalık, Chairman of Çalık Holding and Chairman of Aktif Bank invited Mr. Fahad Al Ibrahim, Director General of Dhaman and Mr. Mohamed Chatti, Director of Operations to a business lunch at the headquarters of Çalık Holding. The meeting was an occasion to discuss the venues of bilateral cooperation and to exchange views on the business climate in the region.