Qatar Steel -Within the framework of supporting and promoting the Qatari industries and products, Qatar Steel is participating, as a sector sponsor, in ‘Made in Qatar’ exhibition, which was inaugurated today under His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, the Heir Apparent, and which is currently being held from 16-18 Jan. 2013 at Doha Exhibition Center.
The three-day event is organized by Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry (QCCI) in collaboration with the Ministry of Energy and Industry. The sponsorship agreement was signed between QCCI and Qatar Steel last December.
Qatar Steel is widely recognized as one of the leading companies in the steel industry, and it was established in 1974 as the first integrated steel plant in the Arabian Gulf. Commercial production commenced in 1978 with the company becoming wholly owned by Industries Qatar (IQ) in 2003. Its plant facilities are located in Mesaieed Industrial City (MIC), 45 kilometers south of Qatar’s capital city, Doha.
Mr. Ali Bin Hasan Al-Muraikhi, Director and General Manager of Qatar Steel expressed his delight at sponsoring Made in Qatar Expo, and said that the company’s participation in this exhibition along with other local industrial companies gives a real and honorable image of Qatari industries, and highlights its outstanding role in supporting the country’s economy and contributes to comprehensive development in the State of Qatar.
“Made in Qatar Expo is a significant initiative that gives the chance to showcase the country’s high quality industries and products, and it can attract and boost investment prospects in local industry, which is one of the most vital sectors that diversifies the national income, creating new job opportunities, and replacing imported products by a local ones. The responsibility of achieving sustainable development should be shouldered by both public and private sectors, and they both should enhance their mutual cooperation in this respect.” Mr. Al-Muraikhi added.
Mr. Ahmed Abdul Aziz Al-Ansari, Commercial Division Manager at Qatar Steel, said that the company’s participation as a sector sponsor in Made in Qatar Expo reflects its great interest, as a national industrial company, to highlight the target of this exhibition, which lies in promoting local products and industry and encouraging business partnership at large.
“Qatar Steel is constantly striving to achieve its mission to keep up its competitive position in the Arabian Gulf, and it will continue its efforts to develop the steel industry for the optimum utilization of its potentials and resources to attain profitable growth, operational and organizational excellence, and serve the community within its corporate social responsibility.”, Mr. Al-Ansari added.
Due to its high quality products and distinguished customer service, Qatar Steel has gained an outstanding reputation in local and world markets.