QC Chairman to QNA: HH the Amir’s Visit to Uzbekistan Paves Way for Commercial, Economic Partnerships, Alliances

HE Qatar Chamber (QC) Chairman Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim Al-Thani stressed the importance of the HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani’s Central Asia tour to Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, and Tajikistan, within the framework of strengthening the state’s orientation towards developing relations with these countries.

In a statement to Qatar News Agency , His Excellency said that the tour will certainly contribute to increasing the volume of trade and enhancing economic and investment cooperation in a way that serves common interests.

HH the Amir’s tour reflects the keenness and success of the State of Qatar’s policy in opening up to all countries and building positive relations in all fields, in line with the economic diversification strategy pursued by the state, which has strengthened its international economic position as a leading global center for business and investment, HE said.

HE QC Chairman indicated that the Qatari private sector has a major role in strengthening trade cooperation relations with Central Asian countries. In this aspect, HE stressed that QC is keen and encourages Qatari businessmen and investors to enhance cooperation, explore investment prospects and opportunities, and establish investment alliances and business partnerships with their counterparts in those countries to benefit the economy on both sides.

QC hosts many meetings with trade delegations from Central Asian countries looking to enhance cooperation between Qatari companies and their countries and discuss the investment climate and opportunities available on both sides, HE explained.

His Excellency praised the strong relations between the State of Qatar and the Republic of Uzbekistan in various fields, such as the economic, trade, and investment fields. HH the Amir’s visit to Uzbekistan will strengthen these relations and open new horizons for cooperation between the two countries, especially in the trade and economy, reflecting positively on the trade and investment exchange, and relations of cooperation and partnership between the two countries’ business sectors, HE said.

The opening of the Embassy of the State of Qatar in Tashkent in early May contributes to the further development of cooperation relations between the two countries in various fields, HE pointed out.

The Qatari private sector is looking forward to strengthening cooperation with its Uzbek counterparts by establishing trade and economic partnerships and alliances, which will benefit the economies of the two countries, noting its role in both respective countries in developing bilateral relations and increasing the volume of trade and investment, HE said.

HE highlighted that the trading volume between the two countries is still below the aspirations of the two friendly peoples; however, QC is interested and keen to enhance the cooperation between Qatari companies and their Uzbek counterparts, calling on companies from both sides to benefit from the developed relations by establishing economic alliances and partnerships that benefit both economies.

Concluding his statement to QNA, HE Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim Al-Thani affirmed the great desire of Qatari businessmen to enhance cooperation with their counterparts in Uzbekistan and to establish partnerships and investments in Qatar or Uzbekistan.

Source: Qatar News Agency