Wed 19-04-2017 20:35 PM

Fujairah Ruler receives participants of Forum for Industrial Rocks and Mining

FUJAIRAH, 19th April, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, has received delegations participating in the of the 5th International Forum for Industrial Rocks and Mining, which began yesterday in Fujairah.

In remarks made during the meeting, he stressed that the UAE has enacted legislation to regulate mineral resources management and encourage investment in the mining sector.

He further called upon the participants to learn more about the experience of Fujairah and the wider UAE in field of industrial rocks and mining and launch initiatives for investment in this mining sector.

The meeting, which took place at the Ruler's Palace in al-Rumailah, was attended by Sheikh Maktoum bin Hamad Al Sharqi, Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad bin Saif Al Sharqi, Adel Al Saqr Arab, Director-General of the Industrial Development and Mining Organisation, and senior officials.

Some 1000 industry experts from 20 countries are participating in the three-day forum, organised under the patronage of H.H. Ruler of Fujairah by Fujairah Natural Resources Corporation, at Novotel Hotel.