Gulftainer Company Limited will be hosting the Board of Directors meeting of the Arab Federation for Freight Forwarders and Logistics (AFFFL). The board meeting and conference will take place between Nov.10 and 11, 2012 at the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI). It is the first time the meeting is to be held in the UAE and the high profile gathering will see the participation of freight and logistics leaders from across the GCC and the Middle East. Ambassador Mohammad Al-Rabie, Secretary General of the Arab Economic Unity Council, will graciously attend the meeting. On the hosting of this upcoming event Peter Richards, Managing Director of Gulftainer said: “We are delighted to host the AFFFL board meeting in Sharjah. The meeting will focus on developing joint Arab cooperation related to logistics and transportation sectors. As Gulftainer is expanding regionally, we believe that regional cooperation and unification of regulations and procedures is of great importance to the logistics sector.” Richards also remarked: “The participation of the Secretary General of the Arab Economic Unity Council in the meeting, is a sign of trust in and support of the Federation in general and Gulftainer in particular.