Mosque-of-Uqba-in-Kairouan-Tunisia-05Over the years, Malta’s geographical location right at the very heart of the Mediterranean Sea, and its historical and traditionally friendly links with countries stretching from the North African coastline up to the Middle East, have served many local and foreign entrepreneurs well. Many international entities wanting to do business in countries like Libya, Tunisia, Morocco have resorted to the setting up of companies and the conclusion of joint venture, franchise and other such agreements in Malta as a platform for their intended commercial activity in these countries. Dubai, Kuwait, Qatar, Lebanon and other countries in the Middle Eastern area are importance centres which are growing in importance not only a single business destinations but also as areas of interest in the setting up of cross border corporate organisation.