The President of Ivory Coast Alassane Ouattara has invited Qatari businessmen to invest in his country and take advantage of the favourable investment opportunities available there.
Addressing a joint business meeting organised by Qatar Chamber in Doha, Ouattara said his country offers business opportunities in the fields of agriculture, industry and real estate within a safe and encouraging investment climate for foreign investors.
The Ivory Coast President extended invitation to the Qatari investors to visit his country in the first quarter of next year to explore investment opportunities in various sectors.
Earlier, Qatar Chamber (QC) Chairman Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim al Thani addressing the gathering said the meeting provides a platform for both countries’ businessmen to enhance cooperation at all economic levels.
Urging Qatari businessmen to explore investment opportunities available in Ivory Coast, Sheikh Khalifa said, “We know that Ivory Coast has huge potentials and there are plenty of investment opportunities for Qatari businessmen especially in food security and agriculture sectors.”
He said QC greatly welcomes establishing business partnerships between Qatari and Ivorian companies
“This meeting provides a platform for both countries’ businessmen to explore ways of enhancing cooperation at all economic areas and review trade-related opportunities, “Sheikh Khalifa said.
He said, “Qatar has successfully overcome the repercussions of the unjust siege thanks to the wise vision of our leadership and the strength of our national economy. Qatar’s economy is open and welcomes all world investors.”
Sheikh Khalifa said both countries enjoy robust relationship based on mutual respect. “This, undoubtedly, stimulates us to exert extra efforts to deepen our economic and investment cooperation at all levels, especially that trade exchange between the two countries is still below aspirations,” he added.
Talking about investment opportunities in Qatar, Sheikh Khalifa said the government provides host of incentives to draw foreign investments and always develop number of legislations and laws that protect and enhance these businesses.
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