H.E. Sultan bin Rashid Al-Khater, Undersecretary of Ministry of Commerce and Industry, inaugurated the third edition of Turkey Expo Qatar, which will run until January 18 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center.
The opening ceremony was attended by senior Qatari and Turkish officials, business leaders, investors and representatives of companies from the two nations.
Following a tour of the exhibition, H.E. Sultan bin Rashid Al-Khater said the Turkey Expo Qatar embodies the deep-rooted and friendly Qatari-Turkish relationship across various fields, noting that the exhibition is a leading regional event.
The third edition of the Expo aims at engaging the private sector in both countries, H.E. explained, noting that the event brings together leading Turkish industrial companies under one roof. This will enable Qatari importers to discuss agreements with Turkish manufacturers to represent them in local markets.
H.E. added that the participation of 150 Turkish companies in the exhibition reflects the keenness of both nations to further expand cooperation in various fields, increase bilateral trade, and explore new and innovative horizons to promote joint investments in sectors that serve mutual economic aspirations.
The Turkey Expo Qatar covers a number of key sectors including construction, real estate, technology, health, tourism, energy, environmental management, infrastructure, furniture, food, transportation and agriculture.
The exhibition is aimed at cementing both Qatar and Turkey’s positions as regional focal points for economic cooperation by establishing mechanisms for joint investments and enhancing bilateral cooperation in all fields. The Expo, which will attract more than 10,000 visitors, will feature bilateral meetings and gatherings aimed at strengthening commercial partnerships between the public and private sectors of both countries, in addition to offering Qatari businessmen and companies the opportunity to learn about various Turkish industries.