Qatar India Business and Investment Conference Opens today 16 April

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Vital concerns as well as fostering entrepreneurship between Qatar and India are expected to be shared, examined and deliberated by top government officials and key business leaders during the first edition of the Qatar India Business and Investment Conference.

 

Organised by the Indian Business & Professionals Council (IBPC), Qatar, and Reach Events, in collaboration with the Indian Embassy in Qatar, the highly anticipated event will take place on the 16th and 17th of April 2018 at the City Center Rotana Doha Hotel. 

The conference will officially open at 9:30 am and will feature high calibre speakers including H.E. MJ Akbar, Minister of State- Foreign Affairs, India; Sheikha Alanoud bint Hamad Al-Thani Managing Director of Business Development at the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) Authority; P. Kumran, Indian Ambassador to Qatar; Aysha Al Mudahka, CEO of Qatar Business Incubation Center; Visham Sikand, Founder Goals101, India; Nishit Rastogi, Founder& CEO of Locus India; TV Mohandas Pai, Chairman of Manipal Global Education India; Sanjay Jain, CIO - Center for Innovation, Incubation & Entrepreneurship IIM Ahmedabad;; Dr. Maher Al Hakim, Executive Director, QSTP; Sujoy Bose, CEO NIIF; and Dr. Nitham Hindi, Associate Vice President for Academic Planning and Development.

Among the main topics that will be discussed at the Conference in its first day are Doing Business in Qatar and India; Fostering Entrepreneurship; Digital Governance; Infrastructure; Technology and many key topics ,panel discussions and presentations. 

“India has long been, and will remain, a natural business and trade partner of Qatar. The main objective of this conference is to kick start a series of such events to bring experts, decision makers and key stakeholders in wide ranging areas, both in Qatar and India, together to find the synergies to engage in the two countries. Being the first edition, the focus of this conference will be on expertise and technologies and we look forward to a successful event,” said Sumit Malhotra, General Secretary of IBPC.

“The importance of this Conference is highlighted by the presence of experts, decision makers, and who’s who of business leaders, to explore opportunities and discuss ways to enhance the deep-rooted and multi-faceted Qatar-India relationship.  The Indian Business & Professionals Council (IBPC) in Qatar looks forward to having continuous and constant dialogue between Qatar and India to find new and innovative ways of cooperation and we are hoping the first edition of the Qatar India Business and Investment Conference will be a strong start to enhance the bilateral business relations.”

Among the key sponsors and partners of this year’s event include QNB; Manateq, Milaha, Mowasalat, Coastal Group, Jet Airways, Parex,and  Inter-Tech .

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