Qatar Chamber has launched ‘Takatuf Initiative’ with a view to urging its members, public and private joint-stock companies and businessmen to support the country’s efforts to arrest the spread of Coronavirus, it said in a press statement.
This came during a meeting of the Qatar Chamber’s Emergency Committee on Sunday to review mechanisms of implementing the initiative.
The initiative aims to mitigate the economic impacts of the precautionary measures taken by the country through providing in-kind support as a contribution to provide governmental needs required for these measures.
The statement also said that the initiative also aims to help and support small companies affected by such measures and other repercussions in cooperation with the relevant government bodies.
‘This step comes in view of the Chamber’s national duty, its social responsibility and its role in serving the Qatari private sector,’ it added.
The Chamber has set on its website an electronic form to fill by companies that are willing to support the initiative.
According to this initiative, the Chamber is a mediator and link between the supporting companies and beneficiaries. The in-kind support will be directed to contributing to the governmental needs imposed by measures of facing the spread of the Corona virus.
The initiative also intended to enhance the inter-private sector support, whereas large companies and entrepreneurs are encouraged to provide support for small businesses and companies, whose owners face many challenges, such as rental costs and other challenges.