Qatar Chamber ,15 Nov 2017
ASTAD is supporting the ‘Made in Qatar 2017’ exhibition as a silver sponsor, according to a press release issued by the Qatar Chamber yesterday.
The expo, scheduled to be held between 14 – 17 December 2017, will be organized by Qatar Chamber in cooperation with the Ministry of Energy and Industry on an area of 20,000 sqm. at the Doha Exhibition & Convention Center (DECC).
Qatar Chamber Director General Saleh bin Hamad Al Sharqi and ASTAD Chief Executive Officer Eng. Ali Al-Khalifa signed the sponsorship agreement at the chamber venue yesterday.
Speaking at the agreement signing ceremony, Ali Al-Khalifa said: “The Made in Qatar exhibition emphasizes the growth of Qatar’s economy . We are proud to support the exhibition organized by the Chamber under the patronage of the Emir His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani,”
Al-Khalifa noted that the expo provides a significant platform for the private sector, affirming it aims to boost Qatar’s local products and services.
“This agreement reiterates ASTAD’s commitment to the 2030 Qatar National Vision as the we continually expand our local supplier portfolio, strengthening and contributing to the growth of Qatar’s economy,” he added.
The exhibition aims to attract more investments in the industry sector and promote locally-made products to ease dependence on imported items. It also encourages local companies to do their best to improve and develop their products, which will make Qatari products globally-competitive.
Meanwhile, QC’s director general Saleh bin Hamad Al Sharqi said that ASTAD’s sponsorship to the event proved its great interest in supporting and developing the local industry sector, emphasizing the leading role it plays in the national economy.
ASTAD’s sponsorship to the expo will greatly support its objectives, foremost of which is promoting local products, especially it is being held in unjust siege imposed on the country, he pointed out.
Established in 2008, ASTAD has grown to become a leading project and asset management firm within the construction industry, delivering some of the most complex projects in Qatar. Using the shared experience of a global network of experts, ASTAD provides consultancy services in the areas of construction, engineering, cost, commercial, design and sustainability.
With teams that consist of over 50 nationalities, ASTAD provides a wealth of global knowledge while ensuring global best practice. Together, they partner with clients to strengthen and contribute to the successful development of communities, creating innovative solutions across a broad range of sectors including education, sports, culture, transport, research & technology, commercial, residential, hospitality and healthcare.