Houston Delegation's Visit

23 Apr 2008 Sheraton hotel

QBA Members attended

the Qatari Businessmen Association hosted on 23 april 2008 a luncheon in honor of Mr.bill White the Mayor of Houston and his accompanying delegation  in the Sheraton hotel  doha Qatar.

The delegation included in addition to Mr.white  the US Arab Bilateral Chamber of Commerce Chairman ,city official,and prominent businessmen and cCEO from  energy ,engineering,and telecom companies.

The Qatari side was headed by the Qatari Businessmen ASSOCIATION Chairman Sheikh Faisal  Bin Qassim Al Thani ,Mr.Hussain Al Fardan  QBA Board Member ,Sheikh Hamad Bin Faisal Al Thani  QBA Board Member,and QBA  Members:Mr.Maqboul habib Khalfan,Mr.Mohammed Khalid Al Mana,Mr.Ibrahim Al Jaidah ,Mr.Nasser Sulieman Al Haidar ,the luncheon was also attended by  Sheikh  Abdul Aziz Bin Jassim Al Thani Adminstrative Director  of QP, Sheikh Hamad Bin jabor Bin jassim Al Thani  general manager of the General Secreterait of the Planning Council and Mr.Bassam Massouh the General Manager of QBA.

The luncheon was followed by a press conference during which QBA’s chairman welcomed the US delegation saying that this visit is a good step in activating the economic cooperation between the business communities on both sides.

Mr.white thanked the Qatari business delegation for  organizing the gathering and giving the delegation an opportunity to get an insight of the Qatari economy and ways of mutual chances of business cooperation  through meeting  major  figures of the Qatari business community.

At the end of the event gift exchanges took place between the Qatari and the Houston side