The Qatar and Turkish Izmir chambers held a recent meeting to discuss ways to enhance co-operation links and enhance trade and investment exchange, as well as explore the investment climate in both countries.
The meeting was held between Qatar Chamber first vice-chairman Mohamed bin Towar al-Kuwari, and Adnan Bozbay, a member of the 49-member Assembly of Real Estate Activities Group at Izmir Chamber of Commerce.
The meeting was attended by Muhammet Fatih, the commercial counsellor at the Turkish embassy in Qatar; Gülçin Okay, vice-president of the Professional Committee of Real Estate; Aykut Terzioğlu, director of Fair Division; Erdem Alptekin, an economy expert; and Korhan Özseçen, a member of the Izmir chamber.
Speaking at the meeting, al-Kuwari lauded Qatar-Turkiye bilateral relations across all fields, emphasising the significance of bolstering cooperation between both countries' business sectors to further develop trade volume.
Last year, trade volume reached QR8.1bn over QR6.8bn in 2021, marking an 18% growth, and solidifying Turkiye "as one of the most crucial trade partners for Qatar."
Al-Kuwari highlighted the success of mutual investments in both countries even as he urged businessmen from both sides to further expand these investments.
He also invited Turkish companies to visit the 'Made in Qatar' exhibition slated from November 29 to December 2 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC).
Bozbay, meanwhile, praised the close relations between Qatar and Turkiye, affirming the readiness of the Izmir Chamber to enhance co-operation with Qatar Chamber across all fields.
He invited Qatar Chamber and Qatari businessmen to visit Izmir to explore the investment climate and available opportunities.
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