Volume 15, issue 11, November 2013

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CAFRAJ has organized on June 20th its yearly Gala Dinner, the event took place at the Jordan Intercontinental  Hotel Amman. The gala was under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Abdallah Ensour The Prime Minister of Jordan and past president of CAFRAJ for ten years.

Her Excellency Mrs. Caroline Dumas, attended the event and gave an important speech about the Franco Jordanian relations.

The event was attended by several ministers, diplomats and other dignitaries representing the Franco Jordanian business community, members of CAFRAJ and their guests 

CAFRAJ took this opportunity to honour our previous presidents namely:

  • H.E. Dr. Abdallah Ensour, The Prime Minister

H.E. Mr. Munir Nassar

The late Dr. Sami Halaby represented by Mrs. Laila Halaby

H.E. Dr. Jawad Al Hadid represented by his son Samer Al Hadid

Special thanks to all the sponsors of CAFRAJ Gala Dinner this year namely:



Our Silver Sponsor:

Messrs. Jordan Telecom Group “ORANGE”

Our Bronze Sponsors:


Messrs. Saint – Gobain Pam

Messrs. TOTAL Jordan

Messrs. CMA CGM Jordan

Messrs. Agricultural Materials Co. “MIQDADI”

Messrs. Golden Arrow Food Marketing & Distribution


CAFRAJ also would like to thank all the other Sponsors who help make this event successful:


Messrs. Bulos Zumot & Co.

Messrs. Majed Al Futtaim Hypermarket – CARREFOUR

Messrs. Sociétée Generale de Banque  - Jordanie

Messrs.  Abu Shakra Trading Co.

Messrs. ALKAN International Motors “RENAULT”

Messrs. El Zay Ready Wear Manufacturing Co.

Messrs. Crowne Plaza Hotel Amman

Messrs. Crowne Plaza Hotel Dead Sea

Messrs. Arab Medical & Scientific Alliance – Arab Drug Store

Messrs. Bionatural

Messrs. Granada for Computer Innovation Co. “SAMSUNG”

Messrs. THALGO


To watch JTV coverage if CAFRAJ Gala click here below


Entrance of CCI Paris-Ile-de-France
where the General Assembly took place


  • The Board of Directors has delegated CAFRAJ Executive Director, Mr. Ibrahim Kattan to attend the UCCIFE General Assembly that took place in Paris on June 24th. The event took place at the head office of the CCI Paris Ile-de-France which was previously known as CCIP
  • Allow me to share with you some of the announced information about the size of this organization that we all belong to, being CAFRAJ, members
  • UCCIFE is now composed of 107 CCIFE all over the world the a total of  31 637 members worldwide.
  • 8 632 French companies have been accompanied internationally
  • 597 “Country Information Days” were organized in France between CCI in France and the 107 CCIFE
  • 3815 companies were met during the “Country Information Days”
  • 396 companies are actually are hosted in the CCIFE in 58 countries
  • 203 Foreign companies were accompanies in France
  • A total of 3000 events organized internationally
  • 874 employees work in the CCIFE abroad (outside France)
  • 101 company collaborators in the V.I.E. program hosted and/or coached by the CCIFE
  • 1682 persons were identified and recruited for the companies in various countries with the help of the CCIFE
  • 21 475 square meters are available in offices and meeting rooms available to the companies in the CCIFE
  • Total turnover worldwide is 55,7 Million Euros in 2012
  • 8.8% growth in turnover between 2011 and 2012
  • Four new countries have been admited to the UCCIFE during the General Assembly namely: Kuwait, Albania, Burma(Myanmar) & Armenia.






Interview of UBIFRANCE with Mr. Ibrahim Kattan
CAFRAJ Executive Director about Jordan

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