HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim al-Thani on Sunday inaugurated the first edition of the Qatar Real Estate Forum at the Sheraton Doha.
The two-day forum has been organised by the Ministry of Municipality under the theme of 'Regulations and Legislation for an Optimal Quality of Life and a Sustainable Real Estate Industry'.
A number of ministers and members of diplomatic missions accredited to the country, along with several senior officials and businesspersons, attended the inauguration of the forum.
HE the Prime Minister hoped that the forum would serve as a platform for investors and realtors to exchange experiences.
“Joined the opening of the first Qatar Real Estate Forum, titled 'Regulations and Legislation for an Optimal Quality of Life and a Sustainable Real Estate Industry', hoping it will be a platform for investors and realtors to exchange global and local experiences to reach a sustainable real estate industry,” he tweeted.
The two-day forum is being attended by around 1,500 leaders, decision makers, experts and actors in the real estate from Qatar and beyond. It highlights regional and global best expertise and practices related to the real estate sector.
The first session on the inaugural day of the forum saw a panel discussion on ‘Future Trends in Real Estate’, which was attended by HE Dr Abdullah bin Abdulaziz bin Turki al-Subaie, Minister of Municipality; Mutlaq Naief Omar Abu Raqaba al-Otaibi, Minister of Electricity, Water and Renewable Energy and Minister of State for Housing, Kuwait; and Hamad bin Ali bin Sulaiman al-Nazwani, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Planning for Housing, Oman.
The session discussed the importance of real estate development to enhance the State's economy while shedding light on the strategic initiatives to build an attractive real estate investment environment.
There were three more sessions Sunday, titled ‘Exploring the Future of Real Estate’, ‘Real Estate Sector Governance’ and ‘Digital Innovation for a Sustainable Real Estate Industry’.
On Monday, the forum's sessions will focus on ‘The Post-World Cup Real Estate Sector’, ‘The Real Estate Investor’s Journey — Reality vs Hope’, ‘Funding Policies and Processes’, and ‘Future Cities for a Better Life Quality’.
Besides, workshops are being held as part of the forum, while an accompanying exhibition showcases state-of-the-art technologies deployed in the sustainable real estate industry. (With inputs from QNA)
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