Qatar Chamber, EU Delegation review enhancing cooperation


Qatar Chamber First Vice-Chairman HE Mohamed bin Ahmed bin Twar Al-Kuwary met on Sunday with HE. Thomas Jurgensen, Minister Counsellor and the new Head of Trade and Economic Affairs Section at the Delegation of the European Union in Riyadh.

During the meeting, both officials discussed means to enhance economic and commercial relations between Qatar and the EU, especially in the private sector and its role in activating trade and investment exchange.

Speaking at the meeting, HE Mohamed bin Twar praised the close relations between both sides, noting that there are mega Qatari investments in a number of European countries such as France, Germany, and others.

Qatar highly welcomes European investments in various economic sectors, especially in areas that localize advanced technologies, he said, adding that there are numerous opportunities for cooperation between Qatari companies and their European counterparts in light of the presence of advanced infrastructure and attractive economic legislation.

Twar also stressed that Qatar’s success in the World Cup would open new opportunities for growth in various sector like services, tourism, food security, petrochemicals and other, assuring that the private sector would play leading role in the projects that will be implemented beyond the tournament.

For his part, HE. Thomas Jurgensen said that his visit aims to get acquainted with aspects of cooperation between Qatari and European companies and the most important sectors that attract EU businessmen to invest in Qatar.

He praised Qatar’s success in hosting the FIFA World Cup 2022, noting that EU companies are interested to learn more about the investment climate in Qatar.

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