Qatar Chamber (QC) will organise an exhibition for food and pharmaceutical industries in mid-September in cooperation with the Ministry of Energy and Industry.
The first edition of the expo, “MedFood 2017,” aims at introducing national products in the food and medicine sector and providing a platform for presenting the most important companies and factories operating in the area, thus contributing to the achievement of food and medicine security in the country.
The exhibition aims to support the national food industries, achieve more self-sufficiency of the local market and reduce dependence on food imports. The event will also highlight investments in pharmaceutical sector and will reveal initiatives for the private sector to achieve drug security. It will also motivate businessmen to establish pharmaceuticals and to promote the “Made in Qatar” logo.
Saleh bin Hamad Al Sharqi, Director-General, QC stressed the expo will help promote local industries that ensure food and medicine security. The exhibition will bring together major food companies and local pharmaceutical factories, while the next edition will be international with the participation of international companies and major trade names. The exhibition serves the general trend towards self-reliance and self-sufficiency in these sectors.