USQBC Hosts Members Briefing with US Ambassador to Qatar

Doha, Qatar – On February 12th, The US Qatar Business Council (USQBC) held a briefing featuring Ambassador Timmy T. Davis, US Ambassador to the State of Qatar, at the Rüya Restaurant in the W Doha Hotel.

The briefing was hosted for USQBC member companies and featured USQBC members from a variety of sectors from both Qatar and the United States.

The event featured brief remarks by Ambassador Timmy T. Davis where he discussed the strong trade and investment ties between the United States and the State of Qatar and the growing number of business opportunities between both countries. This was followed by a Q&A session with Ambassador Davis.

“The US-Qatar Business Council is a key stakeholder group for US Embassy Doha”, said Ambassador Timmy T. Davis, Ambassador to the State of Qatar. “I look forward to partnering and engaging with them even more in 2023 on different projects like the upcoming SelectUSA Summit and the US-Qatar Strategic Dialogue. Economic engagement between the US Embassy in Qatar and organizations like the US-Qatar Business Council ultimately leads to more opportunities for US and Qatar-based companies alike.”

In her introductory remarks Sheikha Mayes bint Hamad Al Thani, Managing Director of USQBC Doha Office said: “It is a pleasure to have Ambassador Timmy Davis attend our USQBC members briefing," said Sheikha Mayes bint Hamad Al Thani, Managing Director of USQBC, Doha Office. "His presence at our event highlights the robust partnership between USQBC and the US Embassy in Doha, and the potential for furthering business ties and collaboration through a shared commercial agenda and future programs."

Sheikha Mayes used this opportunity to announce the launch of USQBC's latest publication titled, “50 Years of Partnership: The State of Qatar and the United States of America.” The report includes key historical and diplomatic landmarks achieved by both countries and details their cooperation across many areas including defense and security, investment and trade, and cultural collaboration.

The report was sponsored by three USQBC member companies. ConocoPhillips sponsored the publication at the Platinum Level. ExxonMobil sponsored at the Gold Level and Lulu Group International / Y International USA sponsored the publication at the Silver Level.

USQBC is proud to have a strong partnership with the US Embassy in Qatar. Our collaboration with the Embassy has been instrumental in advancing our shared goals and supporting the growth of commercial ties between the US and Qatar over the years. We look forward to continuing to work closely with the US Embassy to create meaningful opportunities for our members and the business community.

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