Qatar Transport Forum 2015 set for September

The Qatar Ministry of Transport and Minister of the Interior will host the Qatar Transport Forum 2015 on Sept. 15-16 at the Sheraton Doha.

The forum, which will be overseen by Qatar Prime Minister Abdullah bin Nasser Al Thani, will focus on plans, initiatives and projects that include the Hamad Port, Civil Aviation Authority, Qatar ports, Karwa, Civil Aviation College and Qatar Rail.

The event is being coordinated by MEED, and organizers hope it will be a venue for the Ministry of Transport to communicate with local investors about establishing processing, manufacturing and logistics industries throughout Qatar that will serve consumers in both regional and international markets.

The event hopes to attract local, regional and international businesses, project managers, technology providers and industry experts.

Main topics to be covered will include forecasts, project updates and the future steps of Qatar’s transport sector. Also slated for discussion is investment opportunities and development projects such as the Doha Metro, Hamad Port Project, Hamad International Airport, the Bus Operation Plan, Water Taxis, highways, vehicle assembly factories, truck warehouses, parking plans, cruise ships docks, and the Ministry of Transport’s commitments in the lead up to hosting the FIFA 2022 World Cup.

Also involved in the event are representatives from the Public Works Authority (Ashghal), Civil Aviation Authority, Mowasalat (Karwa), Hamad Port Project, Qatar Rail, Qatar Gas Transport Company (Nakilat), Qatar Navigation Company (Milaha), Economic Zones Company (Manateq) and United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) as well as Qatar transport operators, automotive dealers, investment banks and the Qatar Chamber.
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