Qatar to boost trade ties with Ghana, Holland

MAY 07, 2018

Qatar Chamber led by Vice President Mohammed bin Ahmed bin Twar, met with delegations from Ghana and the Netherlands, and discussed ways to boost trade and investment with the both countries.

The Ghanaian delegation was headed by the Minister of Finance Ken Ofori-Atta, who said his country’s economy is developing rapidly and is open to all foreign investments.

Ken invited Qatari businessmen to visit Ghana to explore various trade opportunities.

The meeting was attended by R. Grant, President of the Ghana Investment Authority and HE Emmanuel Enos, Ambassador of Ghana to Qatar.

“Qatar is keen to promote investment in Africa in general for its natural resources, fertile lands and minerals, “he said, adding that Ghana has enormous potential for Qatari entrepreneurs to invest in.

Ghana is an ideal destination for Qatari investments, Ken noted.

Twar said that Qatar has made significant progress in terms of food security, especially during the siege period.

“Qatari investors are interested in exploring areas of cooperation with their counterparts in Ghana, “he said.

“The Ghanaian government is focused on creating a sustainable and stable economy that attracts all foreign investment into the country, “said R Grant.

“The private sector in Ghana is keen to form partnerships with Qatari counterpart.”

He said that opportunities galore in the fields of infrastructure, agriculture, tourism, banking, mining, oil and gas, transport and logistics.

Meanwhile, Twar recently received a delegation from Holland and said Qatar and the Netherlands have a strong relationship, noting that Qatari business owners are keen to explore the business climate in the Netherlands and enhance cooperation with Dutch firms.

He pointed out that the Qatari market is open to Dutch companies and is ready to establish partnerships and business alliances.

The delegation discussed opportunities for cooperation between Qatari and Dutch businessmen in the fields of agriculture, food security and tourism.

The Netherlands has achieved remarkable progress in agriculture using the latest advanced technology.

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