DUBAI - The Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Philippine Consulate General in Dubai and the Northern Emirates participated in the Philippine Investment Conference organized by Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) and Philippine Trade Investment Center (PTIC) at the Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai on February 12.

Some 68 investors from companies around the United Arab Emirates attended the event.

Ambassador Constancio R. Vingno, Jr. highlighted the Philippines' robust economic growth and encouraged the guests and investors to invest in the Philippines.

PEZA Director General Charito B. Plaza shared a short presentation on the "Opportunities for Emirati investors in Philippine Economic Zones" and encouraged all the investors present at the event to try investing in the Philippines and enjoy the benefits and incentives provided by PEZA.

At present, there are three existing Emirati companies in PEZA Economic Zones. Also present in the event was the Philippine Business Council of Dubai and the Northern Emirates, one of the organizing committees. END

Source: Republic of Philippines Department Of Foreign Affairs