Mohamed Hage among those honoured with the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM).
(See translation in Arabic section)
Sydney – M E TIMES Int’l: Mohamed Hage has been awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for services to Australian-Arab business, trade and investment relations.
The son of Lebanese migrants who migrated from Lebanon, Mohamed took the helm as NSW Chairman of the Australian Arab Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Mohamed background includes delivering and leading the economic and investment research into capital allocations and investment markets.
Through his insights Mohamed was able to focus on international trends that are crucial drivers of economic growth and development to both Australia and the GCC region. He has been influential in assisting the Australian and GCC’s private and public sectors in generating new economic activities while continuing to foster trade and investment between Australia and the Middle Eastern region. Furthermore, he has excelled in fostering trade flows and bilateral ties in many sectors that include education, health, aviation, agriculture and food, infrastructure and finance.
The majority of Australia’s goods trade with the Middle East is with the GCC, accounting for roughly $11.8 billion in two-way goods trade in 2021 led by the UAE.
“The Middle East is a growing market for services and investment, with strong opportunities in infrastructure, education and professional services in particular in countries that include UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Egypt,”Mr Hage says
“Saudi Arabia’s economy has recovered strongly from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic with robust levels of non-oil economic activity anticipating to continue to grow with strong opportunities in a variety of sectors for Australian companies.”
“Economic activity in the Northern African region in countries such as Morocco and Egypt also continue to expand with robust activities in renewables, tourism, infrastructure and professional services”
Mohamed completed a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Wollongong and progressed in obtaining post graduate qualifications in Business.
The “Middle East Times” extends warmest congratulation to Mr Hage, and wishing him further success and achievement in future. Mabrook.