Tribune News Network
On the sidelines of the Qatar-Turkey Business Forum held on Thursday in Istanbul, Qatar Chamber Chairman Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim Al Thani met with Vice President of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) and Chairman of the Istanbul Chamber Şekib Avdagic.
The meeting was attended by QC board members Mohamed bin Ahmed Al Obaidli and Abdulla bin Mohamed Al Emadi, as well as President of the Turkish Business Council Basar Arioglu.
The meeting touched on trade and economic cooperation between the two countries and ways to strengthen and develop them. It also reviewed the investment climate in the two countries and the incentives and opportunities available.
In his remarks, HE Sheikh Khalifa praised the close relations between the two fraternal countries in various fields, especially in the business and economic fields, pointing out that Turkey is an important destination for Qatari investments.
He stressed the importance of developing trade between the two countries to the level of the aspirations of both nations, noting that recent years have witnessed a remarkable development in their trade.
Sheikh Khalifa also stressed that Qatar Chamber, in cooperation with the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey, seeks facilitate all ways that contribute to increasing the volume of trade between the two countries.
On his part, Vice President of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey and Chairman of the Istanbul Chamber, Şekib Avdagic, stressed the Turkish side’s desire to strengthen trade and investment cooperation with Qatar.
Avdagic pointed out that Qatar is an important center for trade at the regional level, praising the cooperative relations between the Qatar Chamber, the TOBB, and the Istanbul Chamber.
He emphasized the common desire to strengthen these relations and highlighted their positive impact on the private sectors of both countries and trade exchange as well.Earlier, the activities of the Qatar-Turkiye Business Forum were held in the presence of HE Sheikh Khalifa. It reviewed cooperation links between both sides and ways to develop them.
HE Sheikh Khalifa expressed his thanks and appreciation to the Qatari businessmen participating in the Forum, commending their effective interaction and interest in participating in events organised by the Chamber, both inside and outside Qatar.
Speaking at the forum, QC board member Mohamed Al Obaidli said that Qatari-Turkish relations have witnessed unprecedented development in all fields, indicating that the two countries are associated with close and developed cooperation relations at all levels and in all fields, especially in terms of trade and economic relations.