Welcome to networking event on Palestine business opportunities – public funding, UN projects, what Palestine can offer for Finnish companies.

Guest speakers come from the ministry and PalTade – Palestine Trade Center.
PalTrade is a non-government, membership based, national trade promotion organization and has over 220 member companies.  Its purpose is the development of trade as a driving force for sustainable economic growth.  Paltrade’s mission is to develop trade through advocating a competitive business environment, improving trade competitiveness through trade promotion, capacity building, fostering international practices and standards, and providing trade enabling knowledge.

Date and time: Thursday 23.3.2017 starting at 14.30
14.30 registration and coffee served
14.45 opening of the event
14.50-16.30 presentations and Q&A

Venue: Pääposti (Fazer restaurant), meeting room Postimestari
Address: Mannerheiminaukio 1 B, 00100 Helsinki
-The entrance to the Pääposti restaurant is located in Postitalo, on Mannerheiminaukio, opposite Kiasma. The front doors are in the middle of the building.

Mr. Martti Haario, Chairman, Finnish-Arabic Trade Association

Palestine – Your partner
Mrs. Rana Ahmad Abusibaa, Head of the Economic Affairs Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Mrs. Abusibaa has worked as Head of the Economic Affairs Department since 2010. Prior to that she has been the Head of the UN Department.

Mrs. Hanan Taha-Rayyan, CEO, PalTrade
Mrs. Taha has over eighteen years of professional experience working in the Palestinian private sector. Within PalTrade she has managed a significant number of global operational staff in the areas of trade policy and export development, and trade information.

Mr. Shawqi Makhtoob, Trade Policy Director, PalTrade
Mr. Makhtoob supervises the implementation of different projects in the field of trade policy (formulating the National Export Strategy, the Trade in Services project, and Trade Facilitation).


Registrations by 16.3. https://www.lyyti.fi/reg/paltrade or tel. 09-4242 6228