Thursday, March 09, 2006

Port Controversy: UAE based American business group to lobby Congress, reports that a delegation of US business executives in the United Arab Emirates, will travel to Washington to lobby Congress to support the management-takeover of six US ports by a Dubai firm.

Kim Childs, executive vice president of the Abu Dhabi-based American Business Group, said that "A strong response is required."

She told AFP, that "A delegation will go this month to educate politicians on relations between the UAE and the United States," and that "The UAE is a reliable and trustworthy partner and one of our closest allies."