Chairperson of the Supreme Committee Organizing the Qatar Economic Forum (QEF) and CEO of Media City Sheikh Ali bin Abdullah bin Khalifa Al-Thani said that the number of participants in the third edition of the Forum has increased, stressing the readiness of the organizing body to host the economic event in Doha from May 23-25, under the theme “A New Global Growth Story.”
In a press conference on Sunday, he said that the QEF’s attraction of leaders and global economic and political decision-makers is evidence of the Forum’s success in setting its agenda on the map of the largest global economic events.
Chairperson of the Supreme Committee Organizing the Qatar Economic Forum pointed out the importance of the Qatar Economic Forum, Powered by Bloomberg, as a global platform for dialogue, discussion, and proposing positive solutions to various issues, including inflation, investment in emerging markets, transformation in the energy, trade, sports fields, and other files.
He said that the establishment of the Qatar Economic Forum came to be a media platform with a diverse agenda that brings together global business leaders to formulate actionable steps to achieve economic growth, pointing out that the Forum was able in each edition to achieve this goal, and it became a destination for dialogue and exchange of views by a group of distinguished speakers.
He pointed out that the Forum is witnessing a great turnout by global leaders and political and economic decision-makers from different countries, noting that the number of participants exceeds 2,000, of whom 1,000 are from outside Qatar.
He expected that the Forum will witness seven agreements between Qatari public and private sectors and foreign entities.
Executive Director of the Permanent Committee for Organizing Conferences at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mubarak Ajlan Al Kuwari, who is a member of the organizing committee of the Forum, said that the organizing committee seeks to provide all facilities to the guests of Qatar, relying on the great experience it has accumulated during the past years from organizing major international events in various fields.
He pointed to the increasing participant’s number in the Qatar Economic Forum every edition.
He said that the Permanent Committee for Organizing Conferences provided the participants with a platform that enables them to carry out various procedures smoothly and easily, in addition to providing all forms of logistical support to the guests of Qatar.
Vice-Chairperson of the Supreme Committee Organizing the Qatar Economic Forum, and a representative of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Nasser Al Taweel, confirmed that among the participants in the Forum are the CEOs of major international companies, including CEO of Boeing Dave Calhoun, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Kristalina Georgieva, Former United States Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin, economist Nouriel Roubini, Chairman of the KKR Global Institute General David Petraeus, CEO of TikTok Shou Zi Chew, and other economic leaders