Chairman of Qatar Chamber HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim Al Thani invited the Chamber’s general assembly members to attend its meeting which also includes the elections of the new Board of Directors for the seventh council, scheduled to be held on Wednesday, 10 May 2023.
In a statement, the Chamber said that if the required quorum is not reached in the first meeting, the second meeting will be held on Sunday, May 28 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, regardless of the number of attendees.
The meeting’s agenda includes reviewing the report of the Board of Directors on the Chamber’s activities and financial status for the year ending December 31, 2022 and discussing and approving the auditor’s report on the Chamber’s budget, final accounts, and the statement of revenues and expenses for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022.
It also includes discharging the members of the Board of Directors and approving the estimated budget for the fiscal year 2023, in addition to appointing a new auditor for the fiscal year 2023 and determining his fees.
The statement said that the members who are entitled to attend the GAM and vote in the elections are those who have already paid the Chamber’s membership fees for the year 2023 till the date of the first meeting.
It indicated that registration for attendance will begin three hours before the meeting, and the member should attend in person, brining a copy of the CR and Qatari ID.
The member is entitled to attend in person or delegate a proxy, it said, adding that in case of attending as a proxy, the member must be one of the Chamber’s registered members, and the power of attorney is certified by the Qatar Chamber and approved by the Chairman of the Elections Committee.
The member may also obtain a power of attorney from the Real Estate Registration and Authentication Department at the Ministry of Justice.
The final list of candidates for the new Board of Directors included 25 candidates.
All candidates in the insurance, banking, services, tourism, and agriculture sectors won by acclamation. They are HE Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim Al Thani in the insurance sector, Rashid bin Nasser Al Kaabi in the banking sector, Ibtihaj Al Ahmadani in the services sector, HE Sheikh Hamad bin Ahmad bin Abdulla bin Ahmed Al Thani in the tourism sector and Mohamed Ahmed Khalifa Al Twar Al Kuwari in the agriculture sector.
The trade sector included eight candidates compete for five seats: Mohammed Mahdi Ajian Al Ahbabi, Rashid Hamad Hazaa Hamad Al Athba, Mohammed Sultan Abdullah Al Ali, Khalid Klefeekh Khalid Al Hajri, Mohammed Jawhar Saeed Mohammed Al Mohammed, Abdulrahman Abduljalil Abdulghani Al Abdulghani, Mohammed Ali Iskandar, and Ali Jassim Jabr Tawar Al Kuwari.
In the contracting sector, there are six candidates compete for four seats including Mohammed Ahmed Mohammed Ali Al Obaidli, Nasser Sulaiman Haidar Al Haidar, Ahmed Mohammed Sultan Al Jaber, Nasser Ahmed Al Meer, Shaheen Mohammed Lahdan Al Muhannadi, and Ali Abdullatif Al Misnad.
The industry sector also included six candidates compete for three seat: Abdullah Mohammed Abdulrahim Al Emadi, Abdulrahman Abdullah Ibrahim Al Ansari, Fahd Mohammed Fahd Buzwair, Khaled Jabr Sultan Al Kuwari, Ali Hassan Ibrahim Al Emadi, and Mohammed Talib Mohammed Al Khoury.