Posted on October 09, 2017

Thanks to the bold and visionary leadership of His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, on the importance of Self Sufficiency - which is one of the top priorities in the state’s strategies - the inaugural Qatar Self Sufficiency Exhibition, a first-of-its kind exhibition, will be held from 21 to 23 January 2018 at Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre.

In his speech on July 21, 2017, His Highness said: “We are called upon to open our economy to investments and initiatives so that we produce our own food and medicine, diversify our sources of income, achieve our economic independence… On numerous occasions I have directed our institutions to pursue the pursuit a policy of economic openness and diversification. At this stage, this is no longer a matter of luxury for us, but a binding and inevitable course of action, leaving no room for complacency. This is the responsibility of all of us, government and business community alike.”

The ground-breaking Qatar Self Sufficiency Exhibition 2018, will provide industry heavyweights, production line manufacturers, and decision makers the perfect platform to demonstrate how they are helping to shape the country’s future. It will also bring together the who’s who of the industrial landscape from Qatar and the world under one roof. Exhibitors spanning the full spectrum of sectors, are expected to join to demonstrate the latest solutions and services to support the country’s progressive diversification strategy, improve production line efficiencies and operations, and address Qatar National Vision 2030.

The exhibition will attract the most important manufacturers of production lines from local, regional and international markets, and that serve various sectors, including food industry, healthcare, agriculture, heavy industry as well as environmental issues such as recycling. In addition to attracting established industry players, the exhibition will host overseas investors and entities eager to get a foothold in the Qatari market and contribute to the rapidly-evolving economic landscape.

“The exhibition idea emanates from the bold vision of His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Emir of Qatar, to diversify the economy and the importance of self-sufficiency. Qatar, through the endeavors of His Excellency, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, has achieved great developments in managing its personal profile for self-sufficiency,” said Abdulrahman Saleh Al Obaidly, Chairman of HiSky for Tourism and Exhibitions, organisers of the Qatar Self Sufficiency Exhibition 2018. “We look forward to the participation of governmental and semi-governmental institutions and to all investors looking to be part of the Qatari market,” he added.

This event is a must for key industry professionals, for manufacturers of production lines and those looking for the latest solutions to facilitate growth and increase their contribution to the forward-thinking national plans for diversification. This event is a first of its kind for the region and therefore will provide exhibitors greater, easier access and crucial facetime with their target audience. Qatar Self Sufficiency Exhibition 2018 aims at attracting exhibitors from Kuwait, Lebanon, UK, Turkey, Spain, USA, France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Iran, China and more.

For information please visit www.q-sse.com

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