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WTC QATAR, CHINESE COUNCIL SIGN MOU

WTC Qatar chairman Sheikh Nasser bin Ali bin Saud al-Thani and CCPIT chairman Jiang Zengwei sign the MoU in the presence of WTCA president Ghazi Abu Nahl and Qatar Chamber vice chairman Mohamed bin Towar al-Kuwari. Officials of the World Trade Centre (WTC) Qatar and the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) have recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) as part of efforts to promote international commerce. The signing ceremony was held during a dinner party hosted by WTC Qatar to welcome the CCPIT, which was part of a delegation representing the China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC), and sectors like construction, IT, electrical and electronics, mining, textile, printing, imports and exports, financial and banking services, mechanical equipment, travel and tourism, and investment. The event was attended by WTC Qatar chairman Sheikh Nasser bin Ali bin Saud al-Thani, who is also chairman of the Qatar General Insurance and Reinsurance Company, Qatar Chamber vice chairman Mohamed bin Towar al-Kuwari, and World Trade Centres Association (WTCA) president Ghazi Abu Nahl, as well as other Qatari businessmen and QGIRCO managers. Sheikh Nasser hailed the attendees, pointing out the two nation’s commonalities and the versatile business opportunities between them. Nahl, in his welcome speech, affirmed the significance of the economic and trade relations between Qatar and China, while emphasising the “distinguished relationship” between WTC Qatar and its Chinese counterpart. CCPIT chairman Jiang Zengwei, who heads the Chinese delegation, thanked Sheikh Nasser and Nahl in a speech for their “warm hospitality” and stressed on the “depth and strength” of the bilateral relations between Qatar and China, “amid its accelerated economic growth.” The WTCA, with its main headquarters in New York City, represents 332 World Trade Centres in 116 countries worldwide.