Qatar Chamber board member HE Sheikh Hamad bin Ahmed bin Abdulla Al-Thani presided over the first meeting of the Tourism and Exhibition Committee this year at the Chamber’s headquarters to discuss obstacles facing the sector and ways of tackling them.
During the meeting, members of the committee confirmed the importance of coordination between ministries and concerned bodies with tourism companies and travel agencies in the local market, stressing that this is of great impact on developing and supporting the sector.
The meeting also touched on the results of previous meetings and endorsed minutes of the previous meeting.
It is noteworthy that the Tourism and Exhibition Committee plays a key role in developing the sector in the state. It follows up on the implementation of the strategic plans adopted by the country to develop the sector and reviews, follows up and activates laws and legislation that contribute to developing this sector and make recommendations of relevance to them.
It also coordinates with the Chamber’s departments and provide the private sector s with information and data about this sector and addresses obstacles and constraints facing the sector for appropriate solutions.
The committee also organises seminars, conferences and workshops that help in promoting the sector and participates in local and international meetings, seminars, and conferences, as well as contributes to conducting studies on labour market in the sector and presents recommendations and proposals to the Chamber’s Board of Directors.