29 Jan 2018 – 10:13
Doha: Qatar Chamber (QC) officials held a meeting yesterday with a 10-businessmen Turkish delegation from Turkey headed by Zakaria Aslan board of Great National Association, which is currently visiting Doha.
The meeting discussed ways to enhance trade co-operation and exchange as well as joint ventures between both countries businessmen.
Addressing the meeting, Rashid bin Hamad Al Athba, QC’s board member, said that the Qatari private sector welcomes promoting cooperation ties with the Turkish side.
Al Athba noted that Qatar market is replete with investment opportunities which attract Turkish investors and businessmen, affirming that Qatari business owners have real desire to establish trade alliances and partnerships with their Turkish counterparts.
New business partnerships will be concluded soon between Qatari and Turkish firms, he pointed out.
He mentioned the MOU signed last year between Qatar Chamber and Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) paves the ways for more cooperation between the two parties.
There are about 186 Turkish-Qatari firms operating in Qatar market and 19 firms with 100% Turkish capital.
On his part, Aslan said that the objective of this visit is to enhancing cooperation relations between Qatari and Turkish businessmen, assuring that Turkish companies are interested in establishing joint ventures with Qatari companies in all economic sectors.
Turkish companies adopt cutting-edge technologies in industry, affirming that they are keen on transferring it to Qatar through establishing companies and factories in collaboration with Qatari businessmen.