Qatar to host World Chambers Congress
Doha, November 30, 2010
The Qatar Chamber of Commerce & Industry (QCCI) said it has won the rights to host the eighth edition of 'World Chambers Congress', a key global economic and commercial event to be held in 2013.
Organised by International Chamber of Commerce's World Chambers Federation, the event brings together the elite business men and commerce leaders from across the globe for discussing key issues facing the business community.
Commenting on the win, QCCI chairman Sheikh Khalifa Bin Jassim Bin Mohammed Al-Thani, said winning the rights to host the Congress was a confirmation on the political and economical stability enjoyed by Qatar on both regional and global levels.
'In fact, Qatar witnesses a rapid and growing development in the different economic, social, cultural and sportive sectors,' said Sheikh Khalifa.
The economic growth of Qatar is expected to almost double this year to 16 per cent, making it the fastest growing economy in the Middle East, he added.
Doha, he said, has a large experience in organizing and hosting large-scale events and has developed modern facilities, accommodations, infrastructure, and leisure activities.
The congress, organised by World Chambers Federation, is a signature gathering of international business people and a valuable opportunity to exchange ideas, best practices and innovations, promote networking efforts between chambers of commerce and draw on their experiences for the benefit of future business and commerce.
Sheikh Khalifa said this congress represented a valuable opportunity for the trade business from different parts of the world to meet at one venue to exchange ideas, best practices and innovations, promote networking efforts between the chambers.
Besides the event will help the participants to draw on their experiences in order to strengthen the co-operation among them and the investment between various countries, regions and global agglomerations, he added.-TradeArabia News Service