Doha to host Qatar-Jordan business forum in September


The technical joint committee, comprising the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs, Jordan’s Ministry of Labor and Qatar Chamber as a representative of the private sector, held a meeting in Amman to discuss mechanisms of developing the electronic platform for recruiting Jordanians, according to the directives of the wise leadership to provide jobs for nearly 10,000 Jordanian citizens in Qatar.

Qatar Chamber director general Saleh bin Hamad al-Sharqi stressed the deep relations between Qatar and Jordan, adding that the Qatari companies have expressed great interest in the platform of recruiting Jordanians in Qatar.
Al-Sharqi also confirmed the Qatari keenness to facilitate all procedures related to establishing contracts between private sector companies in Qatar and Jordanian job seekers through the electronic platform.
He added that the Jordanian workforce enjoys high skills and is an important addition to the Qatari market.
He said the Qatari private sector welcomes the employment of Jordanians, pointing out that the meeting discussed ways to facilitate the access of Qatari companies to Jordanian skilled labor.
Al-Sharqi revealed that Doha will host a joint Qatari-Jordanian forum organised by the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs with the participation of the Qatar Chamber in September.
On the sidelines of the forum, they will discuss ways to enhance trade and economic relations between the two countries, noting that Qatar Chamber will invite business sectors in Qatar to attend the forum, al-Sharqi added.
He stressed the keenness of Qatar Chamber to enhance trade exchange between Qatar and Jordan and of facilitating procedures for the entry of Jordanian companies into the Qatari market and to create investment opportunities for Qatari companies in Jordan, thus contributing to the expansion of investments between the two sides.
Jordan’s Minister of Labor, Nedal El Batayneh welcomed the Qatari delegation and presented the ways to activate the electronic platform.
During the meeting, El Batayneh underlined the depth of the historical relations between the two countries, the leadership, the government and people, describing them as strategic and distinctive.
El Batayneh said the meeting was the result of fruitful meetings with HE the Minister of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs Yousef bin Mohammed al-Othman Fakhroo, on the sidelines of the 108th International Labor Conference held in Geneva last month, during which they discussed areas of joint cooperation.
The Qatari delegation included Qatar Chamber apart from al-Sharqi, Major Abdullah Khalifa al-Mohannadi from the Ministry of Interior and Mohammed Ali al-Mir and Mohammed Jumaa al-Kuwari, representatives of the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs.

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