As part of our corporate sponsorship strategy, Qatar Steel participated, as associate partner, in QATAR ENERGY AND INFRASTRUCTURE CONFERENCE (QATAR PROJECTS), held from 18-19 March, 2014, in Grand Hyatt Doha, under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al-sada, Minister of Energy and Industry. The conference was organized by MEED and supported by some government organizations in Qatar.
The two day event attracted over 400 local, regional and international delegates including high ranking dignitaries and senior executives in industry, engineering, constructions, consultations and others. Over 85 top speakers, including project owners and senior officials from public and private sectors, spoke in the conference.
The conference highlighted the mega projects to be implemented in the country, in compliance with Qatar’s National Vision 2030. These projects include various sectors such as infrastructure, transport, oil, gas, and power & water sectors.
Other issues were also discussed such as hosting the forthcoming FIFA World Cup 2022 in terms of preparations and the progress made so far.
Mr. Ali Bin Hassan Al-Muraikhi, Managing Director & General Manager of Qatar Steel declared that “Qatar Projects is one of the most important and strategic conferences that tackle the present and future projects in Qatar, and it is a good business opportunity for meeting and communicating with the attendees, exploring business opportunities and discussing with them the future business relations and partnerships.”
Mr. Al-Muraikhi stressed that Qatar Steel as a national leading steel company in the region contributes to the national economy through producing high quality steel reinforcement bars, for the huge infrastructural projects, and contribute to supporting and enhancing the building and constructions sector in Qatar, which is witnessing an economic boost, under the wise leadership of HH Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, the Emir.
“Qatar is one of the fastest economies in the world, and that the Qatari market is considered as a promising market, in the view of huge investments expected in the coming years, as preparations are being made to carry out strategic projects related to FIFA World Cup 2022.”, Mr. Al-Muraikhi added.