QC aims to boost global reach of Qatar businesses

17-9-2017

Qatar Chamber ( QC) aims to enhance the bridges of communication between the business sectors in Qatar and the world when it takes part in the World Chambers Congress, its Chairman Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim bin Mohammed al Thani has said.

“The World Chambers Congress proivdes us the platform to facilitate the flow of trade between Qatar and various countries of the world, and Qatar Chamber continues its efforts to support the conduct of trade around the world,” Sheikh Khalifa said in a statement. The 10th World Chambers Congress will be held in Sydney from September 19 to 21.

The conference is being held by the World Chambers Federation and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), in conjunction with the Sydney Chamber of Commerce. Qatar Chamber is sponsoring the conference, which addresses many important trade issues globally and regionally. The QC delegation scheduled to attend the conference includes Saleh bin Hamad al  Sharqi, Director General of Qatar Chamber, Sheikha Tamader al Thani, ICC Qatar Director of International Relations and Chamber Affairs, and Remy Rowhani, advisor to the Chairman of Qatar Chamber for International Chamber Affairs.

Talking about the imporantce of the congress, Sheikh Khalifa, who is also the President of the International Chamber of Commerce- Qatar, said that the World Chambers Congress is considered an important event in the world trade and discusses all issues related to the flow of trade around the world.

He said the World Chambers Congress is a valuable opportunity for business owners from around the world to exchange ideas. It also allows them to develop networks between chambers and make use of their expertise, discuss the pressing issues facing the international business community, featuring a unique global international business and a valuable opportunity to exchange ideas and best practices and innovations and to enhance communication between the chambers of commerce.

Sheikh Khalifa pointed to the great success achieved by the 8th World Chambers Congress, which was hosted by Qatar Chamber in 2013 and was held for the first time in the Middle East region, where about 2300 people representing more than 143 countries participated. The 8th edition of the World Chambers Congress discussed the promotion of trade and investment opportunities around the world, while speakers addressed their vision on the most important global issues today.

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has awarded Sheikh Khalifa, the title of”Peace Merchant”, the highest honour awarded by the international organisation, for his hard work and efforts with the ICC over the years, especially on the World Trade Agenda initiative, which is a joint initiative by ICC and Qatar Chamber to facilitate for trade facilitation worldwide.

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