WHEREAS the Canadian Business Council Abu Dhabi was established in 2005 by the following founding members: Mohammed Awad, Essam Azar, Muwaffaq A. Ghazi, Michel E. Maamary, Jack Matar, James Metcalfe, Laurent Rigaud, , Romeo Rojas and Dr. Mousa J. Al-Silwadi;
WHEREAS the Canadian Business Council has obtained its commercial license as a “Businessmen Symposium” from the Department of Economic Development of Abu Dhabi;
WHEREAS the Canadian Business Council has grown significantly in scope and membership since its establishment and the members believe that amendments to the Council’s Constitution are necessary and essential to reflect the evolution of the Council and to modernize its constituting document;
"THEREFORE the members have adopted the following amended and restated Constitution at the Annual General Meeting held on 13 June 2010, and as further amended 27 June 2018 and 16 June 2019:"
1. There shall be established in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (“U.A.E.”) an organization to be known as the Canadian Business Council Abu Dhabi with its registered office located in the City of Abu Dhabi (referred to in this Constitution as the “Council“).
2. The Council shall be a voluntary non-profit organization.
3. The Council shall not engage in any political activity in the United Arab Emirates or allow its funds or facilities to be used for political purposes in U.A.E or elsewhere.
Corporate Members (Canadian)
Individual Members (Canadian)
Associate Members (Corporate or Individual)