Minister heads Qatari delegation to second Maritime India Summit
March 02 2021 02:17 PM
Qatar participates in Maritime India Summit
The Minister of Transport and Communications HE Jassim Saif Ahmed Al-Sulaiti participates in the virtual summit


HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti on Tuesday headed the Qatari delegation participating in the second edition of Maritime India Summit (MIS).

The summit was inaugurated by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday.

The virtual summit, which ends on Thursday, is being attended by several ministers and decisionmakers representing the maritime industry, CEOs and chairmen of Indian and international maritime companies as well as several global financial organisations that eye investment in the maritime industry, the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) said in a statement.

It’s also attended by multiple maritime industry enterprises and SMEs owners, academia and researchers.

The second edition of MIS will discuss the latest and future trends in the maritime industry in the post-Covid-19 world, attracting potential global investors and exploring opportunities of co-operation between officials, representatives and delegations of the participating countries aiming for the best use of the potential of the maritime industry around the world, the statement noted.

HE the Minister also participated in the ministerial session, which discussed developing the maritime industry and ports as well as key topics on environment and sustainability.

The Qatari delegation includes representatives from the MoTC, Mwani Qatar, Qatar Navigation (Milaha) and QTerminals.

The summit is organised by India's Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways jointly with Ficci as an industrial partner and EY as a knowledge partner, the Indian embassy in Qatar said in a statement.

Last updated: March 02 2021 09:48 PM

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