The second round of negotiations on the Free Trade Agreement between the State of Qatar and the Kingdom of Morocco took place during the period January 22 to 23, 2023, at the headquarters of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in Doha.
The State of Qatar’s representatives at the negotiations were headed by Mr Saleh Abdullah Al-Mana, Director of the Department of International Cooperation and Trade Agreements at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, while the Moroccan delegation was headed by Mr Abdelouahed Rahal, Director General of Trade at the Kingdom of Morocco’s Ministry of Industry and Trade.
The second round of negotiations build on the first round of negotiations, organized in the Moroccan capital, Rabat. The convening parties discussed ways to consolidate their comprehensive economic partnership and enhance trade and investment relations between the two countries, in order to serve their common interests.
The Free Trade Agreement comprises a means that supports inter-trade. Additionally, it contributes to increasing the volume of investments, increasing exports of both sides, organizing competition, facilitating the free flow of goods and services, and settling trade transactions.