Sharjah's Gulftainer gets a seat on AFFFAL board

Election lets firm play a strategic role in Mid East logistics policy.


Ibrahim Serhan, Gulftainer Group’s representative in the Arab Federation for Freight Forwarders and Logistics (AFFFAL) was elected to the Board of Directors for the period 2012 - 2016.

The elections, held during the 5th General Assembly meeting in Beirut, took place under the supervision of H.E. Ambassador Maher Omran, the director of companies and federations in the Arab Economic Unity Council in the Arab League.

The secretary general of the Council of Arab Economic Unity, H.E. Ambassador Mohammad Al-Rabih, who attended the meeting, substantiated the support of the Council to the AFFFAL.

One of the key duties of the Board is to serve as an advisory body to the Council of the Arab Ministers of Transportation.

“Being on the Board of Directors will allow the Gulftainer Group to participate in the transportation and logistics policy making in the Arab World. A lot of work is awaiting the new Board of Directors to help in developing the transport and logistics industry and to promote the joint Arab action,” said Serhan.

Gulftainer Group has been operating in the UAE and around the world for more than 35 years. It operates and manages a number of projects and investments in several countries.

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