Qatar Chamber First Vice-Chairman HE Mohamed bin Twar Al Kuwari on Thursday met with the Minister of Social Development and Chairman of the Supreme Council of Zakat Trustees of the Republic of Sudan HE Ahmed Adam Bakheet.
The Commissioner-General of the Social Security Investment Authority (SSIA), Saif-al-Dawla Saeed, and HE Ambassador of the Republic of Sudan to the State of Qatar Ahmed Abdel-Rahman Siwar Al Dahab.
The meeting touched on cooperation relations between both countries in economic and commercial fields and investment climate and opportunities available in Sudan, as well as reviewing investment opportunities offered by the Social Security Investment Authority in various sectors.
Speaking at the meeting, HE Ahmed Bakheet praised the relations between Qatar and Sudan, appreciating the Qatari support to his country during crisis.
Bakheet noted that Sudan is rife with investment opportunities that can attract Qatari investors in a host of sectors, such as agriculture, mining, infrastructure, real estate, and others.
On his part, QC First Vice-Chairman HE Mohamed bin Twar said that Qatari businessmen are interested to learn about opportunities available in Sudan, especially in light of the economic diversification strategy adopted by Qatar aiming to urge Qatari investors to expand their investments in friendly countries.
HE also stressed the importance of legislation and laws in attracting and protecting investments, indicating that Sudan is replete with many opportunities in various sectors.
In turn, The Commissioner-General of the Social Security Investment Authority (SSIA) Saif-al-Dawla Saeed reviewed the opportunities offered by the authority, pointing out that it owns many internal and external investments in mining, agriculture, trade, pharmaceuticals, and real estate.
Saif-al-Dawla called on Qatari investors to visit Sudan to get acquainted with the opportunities offered by the authority, affirming that Qatar is one of the most important countries to the authority.
It is noteworthy that the SSIA was established in 2004 for the purpose of investing the surplus funds of the National Fund for Pensions and Social Security. SSIA aims to develop and diversify investments and contribute to the development of the national economy.
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