[L-R]: Mr Nabeel Mohammed Al-Bouainain, CEO of Qatari Diar; Mr Hamad Al Mulla, CEO of Katara Hospitality; Mr Mohamed Al Sada, CEO of Hassad Food; Mr Hassan Al Ibrahim, Deputy President of Qatar Tourism Authority; Mr Khalid Al Mana, Executive Director of Qatar Development Bank; Mr Omar Shahzad, CEO of Meinhardt Group
Meinhardt Group Chief Executive Officer, Omar Shahzad moderated a panel discussion on “Qatar: Challenges, Opportunities for Joint Projects, Investment and Tourism”. During the forum, the Ministry of Economy and Commerce highlighted the advantages of investing in Qatar and how Singapore’s private sector can benefit from the incentives for foreign investor provided by the state. The panel was kicked off by Singapore’s Minister of Trade & Industry, S Iswaran, Qatari’s Minister of Economy & Commerce, H.E Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al-Thani and Singapore Business Federation’s Chairman, Mr S.S. Teo.
Participants also discussed the importance of developing long-term economic cooperation mechanisms, enabling Qatari companies to draw lessons from the success of their Singaporean counterparts. The forum was attended by 250 C-suite and management personnel from Singapore companies.