Qatar keen to boost business cooperation ties with US; QC Chairman

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Qatar Chamber (QC) has discussed the ways to strengthen economic and commercial cooperation with the US delegation, headed by former US Representative Ms. Jane Harman.

QC’s Chairman Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim Al Thani has lauded the distinguished relations between Qatar and the US, stressing the interest to strengthen cooperation ties between the Qatari and American business sectors, and urging companies from both sides to boost cooperation and forge partnerships.

The meeting discussed opportunities in the US for Qatari investors. “The US is one of the most important destinations for Qatari investments, noting that the US embraces many investments in various fields,” Sheikh Khalifa said.

“Qatar investment climate attracts foreign investments and offers a lot of incentives in various sectors such as digital economy, financial services, knowledge-based economy, technology, food security, tourism, and others,” added QC Chairman.

Furthermore, Sheikh Khalifa underscored the chamber’s interest and encouragement for Qatari businessmen to explore opportunities available in the US and take advantage of the convergence between both countries, affirming that Qatar encourages Qatari youth to establish the business.

Ms. Jane Harman said that “US businessmen are interested to invest in Qatar, praising the significant boom Qatar witnessing in all fields and its strategy aiming at reducing dependence on energy and diversifying income resources.”

Ms. Harman praised Qatar’s interest in allowing women to educate, work, occupy high positions and establish businesses.

Furthermore, the US delegation lauded the key role played by the Qatar-US Business Council, as well as labor reforms it achieved within the recent years, emphasizing that Qatar sees great boom and is a promising investment market in many sectors.

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