English delegation talks business with Qatari chamber
Honorary chamber member Ali Abdullatif Al Misned chaired the Qatari side of the meeting and spoke about ties between the private sectors of both countries. Al Misned noted that there are currently 600 United Kingdom-based companies in Qatar, and Qatar has invested more than $37.7 billion in the UK. Additionally, trade volume between the two nations has reached $2.5 billion. Al Misned said Qatari business people are open to analyzing Birmingham investment opportunities.
The head of the English delegation expressed his hope for increased investments by both sides in 2017. He noted that these meetings help showcase potential partnership ideas, and emphasized the fact that the British economy is stable despite the recent decision to leave the European Union. He said the upcoming business forum will prove that.