HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani held an extensive meeting with a number of representatives of the private sector and businessmen Tuesday evening.
Discussions during the meeting dealt with economic and development issues as well as the role of businessmen in supporting the State's economic growth.
HE the Prime Minister stressed the government's keenness to implement the directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on boosting economic growth in the country by providing the appropriate environment for diversification of the economy, attracting domestic and foreign investments and enhancing partnership with the private sector to support development trends, in the light of Qatar National Vision 2030.
He highlighted the achievements, the initiatives launched to support the private sector and the government measures implemented to enhance the investment environment in general, in order to open new horizons for the Qatari private sector and attract more foreign investments in various sectors.
HE Sheikh Abdullah also discussed the initiatives launched by the State to attract investments and encourage entrepreneurs to contribute to innovative industrial sectors, as well as the nature of the incentives and facilities provided by the government in this regard.
He added that Qatar has been keen to create an attractive investment environment through modernising legislative and legal frameworks, facilitating procedures for investors and enhancing confidence in the business environment, in addition to providing advanced infrastructure as the basis for the continuation of growth and development in all sectors, and one of the requirements of comprehensive and sustainable development.
HE the Prime Minister stressed that the promotion of development and sustainable economic growth, which the State aspires to, is a joint responsibility of the government and the private sector.
He also highlighted the importance of furthering the partnership between the two parties to achieve the economic aspirations and strategic goals of Qatar National Vision 2030.
For their part, the businessmen raised some issues that would help develop the private sector, drive economic growth and increase co-ordination and co-operation between the public and private sectors.
HE the Prime Minister concluded by stressing the need to conduct such meetings periodically between the public and private sectors and form a technical committee from some of the entities concerned in the State and businessmen to follow up on the implementation of these decisions.
The meeting was attended by a number of ministers.
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