June 13, 2000

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN

This letter is a confirmation that PROGRESS-ALDWALIA has provided ABB Automation Systems AB professional assistance in promoting our business in the United Arab Emirates.

I am pleased with the quality of professionalism shown by PROGRESS-ALDWALIA and in particular its dealings with our international organization and our customer.

I would personally recommend PROGRESS-ALDWALIA to any company seeking business development in the United Arab Emirates.

Sincerely yours,

Lars Trogen
ABB Automation Systems AB
Sales - Overseas Markets
Area Manager