Qatar Chamber has announced that Economic Zones Company “Manateq” would sponsor ‘Made in Qatar 2017’ exhibition as an economic zones partner.
Scheduled to be held between December 14 – 17, 2017 , the expo 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 Chief Executive Officer of Manateq Fahad Rashid Al Kaabi signed the sponsorship agreement at the chamber venue in the presence of Qatar Chamber chairman HE Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim Al Thani .
Held under the patronage of the Emir His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the four-day exhibition is expected to see participation of over 300 companies and factories from Qatar.
Commenting on the agreement signing, Manateq’s CEO said: “Made in Qatar Exhibition is indeed a remarkable initiative by Qatar Chamber in collaboration with the Ministry of Energy and Industry, that highlights the milestones achieved in the growth of the economy of the State of Qatar.
Having Manateq contributing and supporting the expo as “Economic Zones Partner” would further strengthen our vision and exhibit the achievements of Manateq so far and our investment opportunities, he added.
Manateq is working towards achieving Qatar National Vision 2030 through diversifying the industries in the country and this is how Manateq fits well to complement the objectives of Made in Qatar exhibition,” said Al-Kaabi.
For his part, Qatar Chamber director general Saleh bin Hamad Al Sharqi said that Manateq’s support to the event strongly reflected its commitment to developing industrial sector in Qatar. He praised the key role played by the company to motivate businessmen to invest in industry sector, noting that the company provides host of distinct services including an integrated, developed infrastructure and investment incentives which thereby attract businessmen and enhance the development of industry sector in the State.
The exhibition aims to attract more investments in the industry sector and promote the 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.
Established in 2011, with His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed Bin Jassim Al Thani, the Minister of Economy and Commerce, as the Chairman, Manateq is positioned as a vital component in achieving the ‘Economic Development’ pillar of the Qatar National Vision 2030.
It realizes that long-term and sustainable economic growth can only be accomplished through a thriving private business sector, capable of competing globally, and that the nation must now think beyond the current upcoming projects, such as the 2022 World Cup, to the establishment of non-oil related industries. To this end, the emphasis is now on the creation of a solid infrastructure in which small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can prosper and grow.
To ensure this kind of longevity, it is essential that we have the investment, expertise, and entrepreneurial culture necessary. Manateq is therefore mandated to establish a wider range of business sectors in the economy, by developing indigenous enterprises in these sectors whilst also attracting international investment, businesses, and partners.
It works with potential and existing, local and foreign, investors; providing an international gateway for the swift set-up and successful growth of your business in Qatar.
The Special Economic Zones, Logistics Parks, Industrial Zones and Warehousing Parks offer our investors a range of client services, unparalleled interconnectivity, access to GCC and global markets, high quality infrastructure, an easy set-up process, and much more.
Manateq’s vision focuses on promoting economic diversification in investments that add value to Qatar, while its mission is to create a world-class business environment that enables domestic and foreign investors to deliver value added products and services to local, regional and international markets.