Qatar Chamber recently participated in the inauguration of ‘The Investment and Food Security Week in the Sultanate of Oman’, held at Oman’s pavilion during the International Horticultural Expo 2023 “Expo 2023 Doha”.
The ceremony was attended by Qatar Chamber’s First Vice-Chairman, HE Mohamed bin Twar Al Kuwari, and board member Mohamed bin Ahmed Al Obaidli.
In his statements, HE Mohamed bin Twar saidd that Oman is one of Qatar’s most important trade partners, emphasizing significant developments in trade within the private sector. He noted that Qatari private sector exports reached QR 4.6 billion by the end of Q3 2023.
HE also emphasized the eagerness of Qatari businessmen to explore investment opportunities in Oman through this event.
Twar further noted that there are numerous fields for cooperation between the Qatari and Omani private sectors, especially in agriculture, food security, food processing, and fisheries.
The meeting touched on reviewing ways to bolster economic cooperation between both countries.
For his part, Khalid bin Salim al Zuhaimi, Commissioner-General of the Sultanate of Oman’s pavilion at Expo 2023, mentioned that there are 300 Omani companies operating in Qatar with full ownership. Additionally, there are numerous companies collaborating with Qatari counterparts across various sectors such as trade, contracting, services, hospitality, energy, and maintenance.
Faisal bin Abdullah Al Rawas, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) assured that Oman’s participation in Expo Qatar 2023 aims to educate Qatari and foreign investors about the abundant opportunities in Oman’s agricultural and food security sectors. He emphasized that the visual presentations showcased during the week will have a positive impact on the private sector.