Economy minister says pacts to strengthen bonds. The Minister of Economy and Commerce HE Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed al-Thani, has stressed the importance of strengthening bilateral relations between the State of Qatar and the Republic of Poland, particularly as they share a promising vision and great aspirations for the stability and prosperity of their people.
This was said yesterday, in the minister’s inaugural speech at the Qatari-Polish Forum, which was held in Warsaw, coinciding with the visit of HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani to the Republic of Poland, with the participation of a large number of Qatari and Polish ministers and officials.
He noted that the economic agreements signed between the two countries can allow stronger bonds between the economies, pointing out that investors can benefit from the strategic location of the State of Qatar, which represents a distinctive link between the East and the West. And also that Qatar’s logistical infrastructure can be used to export industrial and agricultural products to the Middle East, Asia and Europe, in addition to the possibility of benefiting from Qatar Airways, the new port, and the economic zones in the country.
The minister also highlighted the State of Qatar’s excellent infrastructure and its status as the biggest exporter of natural gas in the world. He also reviewed the policies the State of Qatar undertook to create an investment-friendly environment in different economic projects. He noted that the State of Qatar’s GDP growth approached 4%, despite the volatility in oil prices in the past two years, adding that such growth reflected the strength and flexibility of the economy.