Minister of Commerce, QC’s Chairman to address Partnership Conference

Under the patronage of Minister of Commerce & Industry HE Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari and QC’s Chairman HE Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim Al Thani, Qatar Chamber holds the first conferee on ‘Developing Partnership between Public and Private Sectors’ on Tuesday July 7.

The conference’s opening ceremony will be addressed by Minister of Commerce & Industry HE Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari, QC’s Chairman HE Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim Al Thani, President of Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ HE Dr Saad bin Ahmed Al Muhannadi and CEO of Qatar Financial Center (QFC) Yousef Al Jaidah.

The conference, organized in cooperation with  Al Mashoura Advertising via video conference, aims to raise awareness among the business sector on Law No 12 of 2020 regulating the partnership between public and private sectors, issued by the His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani last May and enters into force on July 11.

The QC has invited businessmen and interested persons to register online for attending the conference.

The event includes three working sessions; the first session deals with opportunities and challenges expected after the implementation of the PPP Law, the second sessions reviews partnership laws and some leading international experiences, while the third session discusses many legal studies related to partnership between both sectors.

About 15 speakers from prestigious local and international organisations will participate in the conference including speakers from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Ministry of Justice, Qatar Chamber, Qatar Free Zones, Qatar Development Bank, Qatar Finance Center, Qatar Investment Authority, as well as speakers from Qatar University College of Law, and international speakers from Brazil and the United Kingdom.

The conference is supported by many leading companies, banks and institutions. QNB is supporting the conference as strategic partner, Ashghal as platinum sponsor, Urbacon, QDB and Qatar Primary Materials Company (QPMC) golden sponsors, while Mwani Qatar, Qatar Free Zones, Qatar Financial Center and Al- Sulaiti Law Firm are silver sponsors.

The conference is also supported by Abdul Rahman Al-Mahmoud Law Firm, Sheikh Thani Bin Ali Law Firm, and Qatar International Center for Conciliation and Arbitration (QICCA) in the Qatar Chamber.

The conference is being held through Microsoft Teams application and will be published on the conference website, as well as on social media channels Facebook and YouTube.

The conference is expected to see a participation of about 5,000 attendees.


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