SUKHUM / AQW'A — Tamila Mertskhulava, President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Abkhazia, is currently participating in the 13th World Congress of Chambers of Commerce held at the Palexpo International Trade and Exhibition Center in Geneva, Switzerland. The congress, organized by the International Chamber of Commerce, the World Chambers Federation, and the Geneva Chamber of Commerce, Industry, and Services, serves as a vital platform for global business networking and exchange.
Despite the challenging geopolitical circumstances, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Abkhazia is proudly attending the World Congress for the fifth consecutive time, representing the interests of the Abkhaz business community and showcasing the entrepreneurial potential of the region. With a steadfast commitment to fostering international partnerships, the Abkhaz delegation aims to establish Abkhazia as a reliable business partner on the global stage.
Tamila Mertskhulava and Vincent Subilia, Director General of the Geneva Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services.
The President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Abkhazia, Tamila Mertskhulava, emphasized the significance of the event, stating, "The congress goes beyond being a mere gathering; it provides a unique platform for us to share our real-life experiences, acquire essential knowledge, and support business growth and entrepreneurship in our country. We attach great importance to our participation in such a prestigious event, as it allows us to engage with the international community on an equal footing and express our mutual interests. We value the opportunity to foster international dialogue."
During the congress, President Tamila Mertskhulava has engaged in fruitful discussions with various high-profile counterparts, including Vincent Sibilia, President of the Geneva Chamber of Commerce, Industry, and Services, as well as representatives from chambers of commerce in Macedonia, Indonesia, Serbia, Mexico, London, Turin, Israel, and Dubai. These exchanges aim to build lasting partnerships and explore avenues for international trade cooperation.
The three-day program of the congress revolves around the theme "Achieving Peace and Prosperity Based on the Principle of Multilateral Relations." Distinguished participants will address pressing global challenges, share valuable insights, and have the privilege of interacting with renowned global business leaders. Additionally, the congress offers a valuable opportunity for the Abkhaz Chamber of Commerce and Industry to exchange management expertise and expand the range of services provided.
Looking ahead, the 14th World Congress of Chambers of Commerce is scheduled to take place in Australia in 2025, continuing the tradition of fostering global economic collaboration and showcasing the achievements of chambers of commerce worldwide.