Gulf Times: USQBC hosts private business reception featuring Minister of Finance and QCB governor

Doha – The US-Qatar Business Council (USQBC) recently hosted a private dinner reception at its office building rooftop in Washington, DC, featuring HE the Minister of Finance Ali bin Ahmed al-Kuwari and HE Sheikh Bandar bin Mohamed bin Saoud al-Thani, governor of the Qatar Central Bank.

The event was attended by government and private sector officials from both the US and Qatar, USQBC members, and the wider business community. The event was sponsored by LuLu Group International/Y International USA at the Platinum Level and IBM at the Gold Level.

HE al-Kuwari and HE Sheikh Bandar delivered remarks during the event, including Scott Taylor, president of USQBC; and Mohamed Barakat, USQBC managing director and treasurer of the board of directors.

Al-Kuwari said: “The State of Qatar is proud of the incredible partnership with the United States that has been forged over the last 50 years. Our bilateral relationship has grown exponentially during this time and we will continue to look for ways to strengthen our robust partnership, especially in the field of investment and trade.”

Taylor said: “Qatar and the United States are more than just allies, we are strategic partners, and this strong partnership directly impacts the American people. Whether it be co-operating on defensive security, collaborating on energy projects, or calling for peaceful diplomatic solutions; both countries are committed to a prosperous and secure future.”

To continue reading this article in Gulf Times, click here.