Ahmed M. El Wakil elected as the new President of ASCAME

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Barcelona, 23 November 2017 – The Association of the Mediterranean Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASCAME) held its XXIV General Assembly on Wednesday 22 November in the framework of the 11th Mediterranean Week of Economic Leaders (MedaWeek Barcelona) at the Casa Llotja de Mar, Barcelona.

This General Assembly was organized in the presence of the outgoing President of ASCAME, Mr. Mohamed Choucair, President of the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Beirut and Mount Lebanon, and with the participation of the majority of the Association's members.

The mandate of Mr Mohamed Choucair for the period 2012-2017 was warmly honored. The latter was marked by the Association's development, the cohesion of its members and the coherence of its programmes in a sensitive political, economic and social context in the Mediterranean.

During this General Assembly, Mr. Ahmed M. El Wakil, President of the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce (Egypt), was officially elected as the new President of ASCAME for the upcoming period.  In addition, Mr. Mohamed Choucair has been given the title of Acting President, allowing him to continue his action in favour of ASCAME.

Mr. El Wakil will pursue the strategic line adopted under the chairmanship of Mr Choucair and consolidate ASCAME as the main representative of the Mediterranean private sector, essential for regional development.


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