HE the Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed al-Thani on Saturday inaugurated an exhibition in Miami, Florida, as part of the ongoing economic tour of the US.
The exhibition sheds light on Qatari culture and traditions as well as its economic capabilities, Qatar National Vision 2030 and the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Present on the occasion were Francis Suarez, mayor of Miami; Sheikh Meshal bin Hamad al-Thani, Qatar's ambassador to the US; HE Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim al-Thani, chairman of the Qatari Businessmen Association; and Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim bin Mohamed al-Thani, chairman of Qatar Chamber.
HE the Minister toured the pavilions set up by various entities participating in the exhibition. The participants include the Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC), Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, Qatar Investment Authority, Doha Film Institute, Qatar Airways and Qatar Foundation (QF), among others.
A number of American companies – including ExxonMobil, Occidental Petroleum and Boeing – are also present at the exhibition.
HE Sheikh Ahmed lauded the organisation of the event and the diversity of the pavilions, which reflects the keenness to further enhance the the reputation and status of Qatar as a leading centre for business and investment in various sectors. He also stressed that the exhibition is a good opportunity to reach out to local companies and forge business partnerships.
HE the Minister also reiterated Qatar's strong ties with the US.
The exhibition will also tour Washington, DC and both North and South Carolina.
The MEC’s pavilion aims to showcase the strengths of the Qatari economy as well as the depth of economic ties between the two countries.
The QF is using infographic designs and discuss its educational and scientific research programmes, and how it supports Qatar’s development.