Qatar Chamber Vice Chairman Mohamed bin Tawar met today with a Cuban delegation led by Ana Teresa Igarza Martinez, general director of Mariel Special Development Zone (ZEDM).
The meeting reviewed means of boosting cooperation ties between Qatar and Cuba in all economic sectors in addition to encouraging Qatari businessmen to invest in Cuba and forge trade partnerships between the private sectors in both countries.
Bin Tawar said Qatar Chamber welcomes the promotion of cooperation between business owners so as to benefit both economies, noting that Qatari business owners are keen on exploring opportunities there, particularly in the tourism, medical and technical fields, which Cuba is known for.
In turn, Martinez said her country’s government pays special attention to boosting economic cooperation with Qatar, especially with bilateral ties going through a phase of noticeable progress, highlighting the Cuban Hospital, which has a number of Cuban specialists, as a symbol of friendship ties between the two countries.
Martinez said Cuba took a number of measures to prepare the atmosphere for foreign investments, particularly in the fields of tourism and health.
In the same regard, the head of the Cuban delegation gave a presentation about ZEDM, saying that it aims to attract foreign capital and is established over 465 square kilometers in a premium location west of Havana and in the middle between the Caribbean and the Americas.
She added that the project, which bears the slogan “Cuba opens a door to the world,” aims to enhance the creation of industrial, agricultural, mineral, mechanical and tourism projects.(QNA)