Sheikh Ahmed receives Sri Lankan industry and commerce minister
May 16 2018 10:23 PM

HE the Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed al-Thani met in Doha yesterday with Sri Lanka’s Minister of Industry and Commerce  Risad Badhiutheen, and his accompanying delegation. The meeting reviewed  bilateral relations between the two countries and discussed aspects relating to joint co-operation, especially in economic, trade and investment fields and ways to enhance these. Qatar and Sri Lanka have a number of trade agreements signed in May 2012 in Colombo. This is in addition to the agreement to encourage and protect mutual investments signed in Doha in the same month. Bilateral trade between the two stood at QR344mn in 2017. Nearly 210 Sri Lankan companies operate in Qatar as joint venture and are operating in furniture trading, contracting and services.

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