Chairperson of The Netherlands-Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Business Council (NMBC), Salim M. Rabbani, stressed the significance of the visit made by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani to the Kingdom of the Netherlands in promoting relations between the two countries and pushing them to broader horizons, especially in the economic and investment sectors.

In remarks to Qatar News Agency (QNA), Rabbani noted the strength of the relations between the State of Qatar and the Netherlands which cover a wide range of fields. He expressed his hope that the visit of HH the Amir will continue to strengthen and consolidate these relations at all levels, in a way that contributes to serving the interests of the peoples of both countries.

Bilateral trade relations between the two countries are multifaceted, and include the energy, food security and information technology sectors, as many Qatari companies have investments in various fields in the Netherlands, and many Dutch companies have large investments in many fields in Qatar, he added.

Regarding trade exchange between the two countries, Rabbani said that gas, agricultural products and equipment, industrial materials and logistical equipment come at the forefront of exports and imports between the two countries. He stressed the openness of the two countries to advance investment relations in the fields of energy, agriculture, information technology, culture, business as well as other fields.

Chairperson of NMBC pointed out the existence of cooperation with the Qatari Businessmen Association (QBA), in order to improve trade and investment relations between institutions, companies and various parties in the two countries, which would enhance communication between investors and entrepreneurs in Qatar and the Netherlands, as well as introducing investment opportunities and incentives in the two countries.

Regarding the joint opportunities for trade and investment exchange between the two countries, Rabbani confirmed that there is a great similarity between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the State of Qatar which enjoys a distinguished position and strong relations with all surrounding countries, which enhances the State of Qatar's economic potential and supports its foreign investments.

At the conclusion of his remarks to QNA, Rabbani praised the great development and achievements that the State of Qatar has witnessed in recent years at all levels, especially in the sectors of education, culture, technology, entrepreneurship, as well as other development fields.
Related Story