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Qatar Chamber hosts Qatar-Kazakhstan Business Council meeting


The Qatar Chamber hosted a meeting of the Qatar-Kazakhstan Business Council on Sunday in the presence of the First Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Ali Khan Samailov and the First Vice-President of the Qatar Chamber, Mohamed bin Towar al-Kuwari.

The joint business council meeting, held at the chamber’s headquarters in Doha, was chaired by board member Mohamed bin Ahmed al-Obaidli, who represented the Qatari side, and Almassadam Satkaliyev of the party. Kazakh. Arman Issagaliyev, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Qatar, and other council members were also present at the meeting.
In a speech, al-Kuwari said he looked forward to establishing business partnerships between business owners in the two countries. He said Qatar-Kazakhstan relations are experiencing “remarkable developments in all fields,” and the leaders of the two countries seek to strengthen cooperation and increase prospects in the sectors of economy, trade and commerce. ‘investment.
Al-Kuwari underlined the chamber’s concern to overcome the obstacles that prevent the establishment of partnerships and joint projects between the private sectors of the two countries.
He said the Qatar Chamber has received many Kazakh business delegations and has also organized business visits to Kazakhstan in recent years. The chamber welcomes Kazakh companies wishing to invest in Qatar, al-Kuwari added.
Smailov said Qatar and Kazakhstan “have a common desire” to strengthen and develop their relations in various fields, especially trade and investment. He said plans were being made to organize a Qatar-Kazakhstan business forum “soon” in the Kazakh capital of Nur Sultan to strengthen economic and trade relations.
He said there are many areas where cooperation can be strengthened, such as agriculture, construction, tourism, financial institutions and industrial enterprises. He called on Qatari businessmen to identify the opportunities available in these sectors.
Smailov said Kazakhstan is the largest economy in the Central Asian region and has “great potential for resources,” such as plutonium and precious metals. It is also characterized by its strategic geographical location and its “good relations” with Russia and China – an advantage that makes Kazakhstan attractive for investment, he stressed.
He also expressed the hope that direct flights will be established between Qatar and Kazakhstan “from next September”.
Al-Obaidli praised Qatar-Kazakhstan relations, saying that trade and investment cooperation between the two countries has grown in 2020, doubling the trade volume four times compared to 2019.
He said the Qatar-Kazakhstan Business Council seeks to increase the prospects of cooperation between Qatari companies and their counterparts in Kazakhstan, to establish joint companies and to benefit from the expertise of companies on both sides.
Al-Obaidli said Qatari businessmen are interested in identifying opportunities in “promising sectors” of Kazakhstan and benefiting from the investment incentives provided by the government.
He also called on business owners in Kazakhstan to explore opportunities in Qatar and take advantage of facilities and incentives for foreign investors, “especially as Qatar is currently undertaking huge projects under the program. national food protection program.
Satkaliyev stressed that the council seeks to establish a strategic partnership, “which will mark the beginning of a new phase for economic and trade relations”. He also stressed the importance of regular communication between the two parties and the need to initiate all activities of the joint works council.


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