QBA Meeting with Cuban Deputy Minister of Agriculture and his companying delegation

12 Sep 2019 QBA Office

QBA Members attended

The Qatari Businessmen Association met with a Cuban delegation from the Ministry of Trade and foreign Investment headed by Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Mr. Maury Hechavarria Bermudez, and his accompanying delegation, Director of North Africa and Middle East department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Director of Commercial Affairs at the Ministry of Trade and Foreign Investments, Vice President of Business Development of Cubanacan Holding (Ministry of Tourism) and Director of Renewable energy at the Ministry of Energy and Mining, representatives from the Ministry of Construction and Real Estate Development and representatives from industrial companies in the fields of organic technology and sugar industry, the Meeting took place in the presence of H.E. the Ambassador of Cuba to Qatar Mr. Eumelio Rodriguez
From the Qatari Businessmen Association, the meeting was headed by H.E. Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani, QBA Chairman, and attended from QBA Members Sheikh Faisal bin Fahd Al Thani, Mr. Maqbool Khalfan, Mr. Ihsan Al Khaimi and Mr. Mazen el Sabti as a representative of al Khayat Group 

At the beginning of the meeting, Sheikh Faisal welcomed the Cuban delegation, expressing the importance of their visit that aims at discussing ways to enhance bilateral relations between Qatar and Cuba. He also stressed on the interest of Qatari businessmen in taking advantage of the business opportunities available in Cuba and supporting joint cooperation between both countries.

For his part, Mr. Bermudez thanked QBA for this meeting, he then introduced his delegation and talked about their visit to the Cuban hospital in Qatar and the Successful experience it has achieved in the Qatari Health sector, stressing that Cuba has more expertise that can be provided to Qatar in this particular sector

For his part, Sheikh Faisal also talked about the economic development taking place in Qatar, which led the private sector to seek investment opportunities in the local, regional as well as global markets.

At the end of this meeting, the Cuban deputy Minister invited QBA Members to visit Cuba and study the investment opportunities closely, and explore the Cuban economic environment