The Federation is an association of employers from Arab countries that are operating in the sector of engineering industries which aims at contributing to defending the interests of member companies within the framework of society public interest in all forums.
The Arab Federation for Engineering Industries (AFEI) was founded under the umbrella of the Arab Economic Unity Council (CAEU) with resolution no.703 in the 25 session held on 24/6/1975.
The founders assembly meeting was held in Baghdad on 27-29 December 1975 where the first Board of Directors (BOD) was elected.
Founders of AFEI are employers from the following Arab countries: Algeria, Egypt, Kuwait, Iraq.
From 1975 to June 2009, the number of countries represented in AFEI grew to 14 countries, namely:
Sudan, Egypt, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Algeria, Iraq, Jordan, Bahrain, Kuwait, Libya, Morocco, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, & Tunisia.