QBA hosted a dinner honoring the visit of H.E Prime Minister of Albania

15 Mar 2009 Mr. Issa Abdul Salam Abu Issa, QBA’s Secretary General Residence

QBA Members attended

The dinner took place at Mr. Issa Abdul Salam Abu Issa, QBA’s Secretary General Residence

Before dinner a meeting was held between the Albanian  and Qatari official delegates  ,the meeting included:H.E the Prime Minister, Deputy speaker of the house, Advisor to the Prime minister for Economic Affairs the ambassador of Albania to Qatar from the Albanian Side, the Qatari side included Qatar Minister of Culture H.E. Hamad Abdul Aziz Al Kuwari, QBA Chairman Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani, QBA secretary general Mr. Issa Abdul Salam Abu Issa, QBA board member Sheikh Hamad Bin Faisal Al Thani and QBA members: Mr. Sherida Saad Al Kaabi, Sheikh Abdulla Bin Ahmad Al Thani, Mr. Khaled Al Manaai, Mr. Nasser Sleiman Al Haydar & Mr. Makbul Habib Khalfan.

The meeting discussed ways to activate investment and trade flows between the two states, were the Albanian prime minister explained the investment incentives offered by the Albanian government for attracting investments like the taxation regulations, and the freedom for property ownership.

QBA’s chairman Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani in his part expressed the interest of Qatari Businessmen to collaborate in the development of Albania’s economy & to discover the opportunity of business and investment. Sheikh Faisal pointed out the importance of having a successful model for foreign investment which would constitute an excellent promotion and incentive for other investors.

It was finally agreed to work on organizing a business forum to gather businessmen from the two countries.