The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC), in co-ordination with the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC), held a seminar titled ‘Investment Opportunities for the Digital Incubation Centre’ with the participation of a number of entrepreneurs and other interested parties.
This seminar comes within the framework of the efforts made by the MEC and MoTC to motivate entrepreneurs and youth in particular to innovate and translate their ambitions into foundations for major projects that contribute to the achievement of Qatar National Vision 2030, which aims at building a diverse and competitive knowledge-based economy, according to a statement.
Participants were briefed on Law No.13 of 2000 and its amendments on the regulation of the Investment of Non-Qatari Capital in the Economic Activity as well as sectors open to non-Qatari investors and incentives to attract non-Qatari investments, in addition to regulations governing the investment process in the country, the statement noted.
The seminar also touched on registration and licensing procedures while speakers highlighted the MEC’s efforts to develop e-services that are being offered to investors, businessmen and small and medium enterprises through the ministry’s website and mobile application. These services include the issuance and renewal of licences and commercial records as well as the incorporation of companies and intellectual property protection.
During the seminar, attendees were briefed on the Digital Incubation Centre’s vision for promoting entrepreneurship and innovation, the size of incubated companies, number of incubation applications and the programmes and services provided by the centre, including activities to engage companies and various training programmes.
The seminar concluded with lecturers responding to the queries of participants and entrepreneurs. The attendees also toured the single-window centre, where they learned about the integrated services provided to investors.
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