1st ARAB - GREEK ECONOMIC FORUM 2006 "Historical Relations - New Horizons of Cooperation»

14 Sep 2006 zappeion conference exhibition centre

QBA Members attended

Qatari Businessmen Association has represented Qatar& participated in the First Greek - Arab Economic Forum. QBA took place in the forum following a request of MOE , and delegated Mr. Maqpool Habib Khalfan Member of the Qatari Businessmen Association and Mr. Bassam Ramzi Massouh General Manager of QBA .

The Participants:

  • Ministers, Deputy Ministers and High Level Officials.
  • Arab Ambassadors accredited to Greece.
  • Arab and Greek businessmen.
  • Press and the Media (Greek and Arabic)
  • Companies and Corporation active in the field of :
  • Telecommunications and IT-Energy-Shipping and   Transportation-Tourism-Medical Care-Trade e.t.c.)
  • Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industries in Greece and Arab world.
  • Unions of Industries and investments Authorities for both sides.
  • Financial Institutions and Banks.
  • Media from both sides Arabs and Greeks.

The aims of the forum:

  • Overview of the Arab-Greek Economic relations, existing conditions & future perspectives.
  • Exploring investments & commercial opportunities from both sides and encouraging joint ventures' projects.
  • Encouraging and promoting the touristic corporations and exchange of know how.
  • Attracting investors and capitals from both sides to finance joint projects.
  • Offering the opportunities to the participants to get acquainted with each other and exchange knowledge and experience.
  • Create cultural manifestations, symbolizing the friendly relations between the Arab World & Greece.

Forum Themes

  • The economic relations between the Arab world & Greece:
  • The current situation and the future perspectives
  • Introducing the business and investment opportunities in Greece & the Arab World through  official speakers in the  domains: Telecommunication & IT, Energy, Banking, Investments & Joint Venture, Construction & Public Work, Shipping & Transportation, Tourism, Training & Health