24-10-2023

The Qatar Chamber (QC) and the Qatar Development Bank (QDB) have recently signed a strategic sponsorship agreement for the ninth edition of the ‘Made in Qatar 2023’ Exhibition.

The agreement was signed on Monday, October 23, by the Deputy General Manager of Qatar Chamber, Ali bu Sherbak Al Mansouri, and the Executive Director of Advisory and Incubation at QDB, Dr Hamad Salem Mejegheer.

Held under the patronage of the Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the ‘Made in Qatar’ exhibition is organised by the Qatar Chamber in cooperation with the Ministry of Commerce & Industry (MoCI) from November 29 to December 2 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC).

On this occasion, Ali Al Mansouri expressed his gratitude to QDB for its continuous support for the exhibition, praising the bank’s role in the Qatari economy and its dedication to enhancing and boosting the Qatari industry. He highlighted the bank’s efforts in developing the Qatari private sector and stimulating entrepreneurs to invest across various industries.

He emphasized the exhibition’s role in promoting the national industry and fostering communication among businessmen and entrepreneurs in the industrial sector.  He expressed hope that the exhibition would significantly contribute to the further development of the industrial sector, especially in the SMEs.

For his part, Dr Hamad Mejegheer expressed his pleasure in supporting the ‘Made in Qatar’ expo as a strategic sponsor. He commended the Chamber’s role in developing and supporting the private sector, as well as promoting the national industry and products.

He emphasized that QDB has been keen on providing continuous strategic support for the expo in all editions, as it aligns with the bank’s mission to develop the private sector and boost the national industry.

Mejegheer said that the exhibition provides a distinguished opportunity for fostering cooperation among Qatari businessmen and investors.

He highlighted that the expo would contribute to raising the awareness about the bank’s role in the development of private sector through providing finance solutions and programmes for empowering entrepreneurs and enabling them to expand and develop their businesses and promote their products in new markets.

About Qatar Development Bank (QDB)

Qatar Development Bank (QDB) was established in 1997 as the Qatar Industrial Development Bank, a 100% government-owned developmental organization. Its primary aim was to develop investments within local industries, thereby accelerating growth and economic diversification in Qatar through support for the private sector.

QDB has achieved significant milestones in recent years, playing a chief role in growing Qatar’s private sector. QDB has also played an integral role in stimulating national economic and social development, through funding a variety of local projects and providing support to the private sector through a range of innovative services. By adopting this strategy, QDB has contributed to empowering Qatari entrepreneurs, improving the standard of living, as well as allowing Qatari entrepreneurs to benefit from a wide range of promising investment opportunities, and to develop their exporting potentials while supporting their entry to new international markets.

QDB’s strategy is entirely in line with the Qatar National Vision 2030. It is focused on promoting and facilitating the growth of the private sector in key economic sectors, with the aim of building a diversified, sustainable economy.

QDB aims to promote entrepreneurship spirit within the private sector in Qatar through providing the necessary services that shall ease the growth, development, and diversification of this sector. In doing so, QDB offers access to information, incubation, and capabilities to SMEs, in addition to access to capital through direct and indirect financial services, investment and access to local markets, and access to international markets for Qatari exporters though export insurance and funding services.

For more information, please visit: www.qdb.qa