Qatar Chamber has announced that the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) is supporting the ‘Made in Qatar 2017’ exhibition as Diamond Sponsor.
The expo will be held under the patronage of His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, and organised by Qatar Chamber, in cooperation with the Ministry of Energy and Industry, on December 14 to 17 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre.
QTA chief of Tourism Development Sector Hassan al-Ibrahim said the QTA “firmly believes” that the tourism experience of visitors “should reflect and represent Qatar’s culture, traditions, and products.”
He noted that the QTA supports Qatari businessmen, and strives to make tourism-related events and exhibitions as platforms for representing local products and enterprises.
On QTA’s partnership with Qatar Chamber, al-Ibrahim said the sponsorship “gives a great momentum to such events, through which the chamber seeks to link the QTA with business owners and contributes to promoting the tourism experience.”
Al-Ibrahim noted that the QTA and the chamber have close cooperation in various issues, including the launch of the tourism e-Licensing system, which meets the needs of investors and Qatari market. He said the QTA also has a strategic partnership with Qatar Chamber on issues related to the private sector and in touristic areas.
The QTA official said the exhibition will play a key role in promoting industry and locally-manufactured products, besides encouraging investment in the industrial sector.
Qatar Chamber director general Saleh bin Hamad al-Sharqi lauded the QTA’s support in it’s the exhibition’s previous editions and in the upcoming event, “which is of particular importance as it is being held under the unfair siege on Qatar.”
Al-Sharqi said this year’s edition will witness the participation of more than 300 companies and factories.
Aside from promoting the Qatari industry, al-Sharqi noted that the expo aims to build strong ties among leading businessmen and manufacturers, and contribute significantly to developing Qatar’s industry sector, particularly in SME sector.
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