Qatar Chamber is slated to hold its first general assembly meeting today May 14 amid expectations that it will be postponed to be held within a period of more than two weeks and less than a month for lack of required quorum of members who are eligible to vote.
The meeting will be chaired by the Qatar Chamber’s chairman HE Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim al Thani.
If the meeting is not held for lack of the required quorum, the next meeting will be held on after two weeks regardless the number of attendees.
The agenda of the meeting will discuss the Chamber’s fiscal report for the year ending December 31, 2017 and a new auditor for the 2018 financial year will be appointed.
The meeting will also witness the election of the six council of board of directors.
The members who have the right to attend and vote should accomplish the subscription for 2018 till the date of the general assembly meeting. Registration will begin three hours before.
Earlier, the Supervising Committee of the Elections of the Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced the final list of candidates.
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According to the committee, 17 members will be elected by the members of the Chamber out of 19 candidates representing trade, contracting, industry services, agriculture, banking, investment, tourism and insurance sectors.
In trade sector, there are six candidates: Mohamed Mahdi Ajayan al Ahbabi, Rashid Hamad Hazza al Athba, Shaheen Mohamed Lahdan al Mohannadi, Khaled Khlefeekh al Hajri, Mohamed Gohar al Mohamed and Abdulrahman Abdul Jaleel Abdul Gahni. Five members will be elected of them.
In industry sector, there are four voters including Ebtihaj Mohamed al Ahmadani, Abdul Rahman Abdulla al Ansari, Mishaal Nasser Hamad al FuhaidaAl Hajri and Khaled Jabor Sultan al Kuwari. Three members will be elected of them.
All candidates of banking, insurance, agriculture, services and contracting sectors won by acclamation. They are Ali Abdul Latif al Misnad in services sector, Sheikh Hamad bin Ahmed bin Abdulla al Thani in tourism sector, Mohamed Ahmed Khalifa al Twar al Kuwari in agriculture sector, Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim bin Mohamed al Thani in insurance, Rashid Nasser al Kaabi in banking.
Mohamed Ahmed Mohamed Ali al Obaidli, Nasser Sulaiman Haider al Haider, Mohamed Sultan Mohamed al Jaber and Adel Abdul Rahman Al Mannai won in contracting sector.