A Virtual Seminar on "Corona's Effects on Arab Electronic Commerce"

  • Virtual Symposium
  • 11 June 2020

The Arab Federation of Chambers of Shipping is organizing a virtual symposium via Zoom application, entitled "The effects of the Coronavirus on electronic commerce, the electronic bill of deposit and its impact on Arab trade and transport", on June 15th, 12:00 p.m. Cairo time.

The organization of the symposium comes within the framework of assigning the General Secretariat of the League of Arab States (Economic Sector - Transport and Tourism Administration) to the Arab Federation of Maritime Navigation Chambers, to express an opinion on proposing practical measures and plans that would counter the bleeding of losses in the maritime transport sector in the Arab countries, in light of the precautionary procedures and difficult emergency conditions that the world is going through to counter the spread of the Coronavirus, in preparation for inclusion in the report of the General Secretariat of the League of Arab States, which it is preparing about this in order to be submitted to the Council of Arab Transport Ministers in October 2020.

A group of trade and transport experts in the Arab countries will speak at the symposium, in the forefront of which is the President of the Egyptian Chamber of Commerce in Alexandria Ahmed El-Wakil, former professor of economics and former Egyptian Minister of Economy Sultan Abu Ali, former Tunisian Minister of Tourism and head of the National Chamber of Tunisian Navigation Dr. Gal Gamra, Secretary General of the Union of Arab Chambers Dr. Khaled Hanafy, advisor to the Tunisian Minister of Transport, Youssef Ben Ramadan, Professor of Commercial and Maritime Law and President of the Moroccan Logistic Association, Dr. Mustafa Al-Khayyat, Algerian commercial, and maritime expert, Kamel Khalifa, Professor of Computer and Systems Engineering and First Assistant to the former Egyptian Minister of Communications Dr. Noha Adly Attia.

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