Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce and Industry receives a delegation from the Italian Consulate

Event Date: 01 September 2023


Dr. Samir Hazboun, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce and Industry, received a delegation from the Italian Consulate, in the presence of Mr. Sami Abu Aita, a member of the Board of Directors, and Ms. Amjaad Janazreh, coordinator of the Women's Business Center. This visit comes within the framework of enhancing economic and trade relations between the two sides, exploring cooperation opportunities in various fields, and discussing the Expo 2030 exhibition.

At the beginning of the meeting, Dr. Hazboun welcomed the guest delegation and emphasized that this visit reflects the commitment of both sides to enhance economic cooperation and strengthen bilateral relations in the business and trade fair sectors in their various sectors. This will increase Palestinian traders' ability to collaborate and work with the Italian side. The members of the guest delegation expressed their happiness in visiting the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Bethlehem Governorate, emphasizing the importance of the deep and historical economic relationship built between Italy and Palestine and its significance, and the importance of joint efforts to support and empower the private sector.

At the end of the visit, the delegation visited the permanent exhibition at the Trade Promotion Center located in the Chamber's headquarters and exhibited the available craft and industrial products, as well as the preparations being made by the Chamber to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of this exhibition in cooperation with various Italian provinces.

It is worth noting that this visit is considered an important step in the efforts of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Bethlehem Governorate to expand its partner base, primarily serving the members of the General Assembly and the economy of the governorate as a whole. It is expected to open doors for new and promising opportunities to enhance trade exchange, achieve sustainable development in the governorate, and exchange expertise and knowledge between the two sides.