Leading logistics provider GWC was recognised as one of the top business leaders in Qatar during Oryx Publishing’s launch ceremony of the 14th edition of ‘Progress Qatar 2017-18’ at the Hilton Hotel Doha recently.
‘Progress Qatar’ is an annual publication that sheds light on top companies and authorities highlighting the progress of their operations in Qatar.
GWC is among the top listed companies in Qatar, and the company’s achievements in developing the nation’s leading logistics infrastructure and providing fully-integrated supply chain solutions was highlighted at the event.
During the ceremony, GWC director (Public Relations) Abdulaziz Mohamed al-Sahlawi received an award on behalf of the company from Faleh bin Hussein al-Hajeri, director (Research and Cultural Studies) at the Ministry of Culture and Sports, on behalf of HE the Minister of Culture and Sports, Salah bin Ghanem bin Nasser al-Ali and Yousuf bin Jassim al-Darwish, chairman, Oryx Publishing and Advertising.
“The State of Qatar has succeeded, thanks to God, thanks to its wise leadership, which invested in the nation’s capabilities and potentials, thanks to the leadership’s future plans and strategies, which prioritise self-sufficiency and enhancing national capabilities and industries and thanks to the steadfastness of the national mega development projects,” al-Darwish said.
GWC chairman Sheikh Abdullah bin Fahad bin Jassem bin Jabor al-Thani said,
“The year 2017 validated GWC as a bona fide national asset when it harnessed its varied strengths in a seamless effective manner when our country needed it most. It is with this strong, positive tailwind that GWC looks to the future – grateful for the trust placed in us, emboldened by national pride and the strong partnerships we have, and spurred on by that wonderful spirit of solidarity.
“GWC has also been successful within the country’s various business sectors and industries, among them food retail, FMCG, and oil and gas.
The company fulfilled its civic duty by being of instrumental service to its clients during the food management crisis, entering into a number of emergency contracts with them with our contract logistics, forwarding, and transport departments providing innovative solutions to handle the hundreds of incoming charter flights through the rest of the year.”
Al-Sahlawi said, “We humbly accept this recognition of our general commitment to operational excellence, and our purposeful support of our clients and our nation during a time of change by fully satisfying their needs even under the tightest of deadlines.”
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