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The Chairman of the Qatari Businessmen Association Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani and Turkey’s Minister of Economy Zafer Caglayan, exchange mementoes in Istanbul.
DOHA: The Qatari Businessmen Association (QBA) in cooperation with the Turkish Foreign Economic Relations Board — Deik held the first meeting of the Qatari-Turkish Business Council in Istanbul aiming to enhance economic cooperation and bilateral trade.
The meeting was held at the Ciragan Kempinski Hotel, a press statement said yesterday.
The delegation was headed by QBA Chairman Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani and included QBA Secretary General Issa Abdul Salam Abu Issa, Board of Directors member Sheikh Hamad bin Faisal Al Thani, and members Salah Al Jaidah, Nasser Suleiman Haidar, Maqbool Habeeb Khalfan and Nabil Abu Issa.
The Turkish delegation included Chairman of Qatar-Turkish Business Council, Mithat Yenigun and members of the council along with businessmen from various economic sectors including real estate and construction, infrastructure and engineering, banking and tourism sectors.
The meeting was initiated by convening the first Business Council where both sides exchanged opinions and suggestions on how to enhance the economic cooperation and trade exchange in addition to proposing to organise a seminar in Doha that focuses on the development of industrial cooperation between the two sides and facilitating the entry of medium and small size Turkish industries to Qatar.
On the sidelines of the Business Council, the Qatari delegation met with Zafer Caglayan, Minister of Economy of Turkey.