QDB’s Ethiopian Matchmaking Initiative will bring Ethiopian and Qatari Companies together to discuss Bilateral Private Sector Cooperation.
Qatar Development Bank (QDB), a development institution established to invest in and develop local ventures and support private sector companies in the state of Qatar, is pleased to announce organizing the upcoming matchmaking event in Ethiopia this year. The event will offer both Ethiopian and Qatari business representatives from the private sector exposure to potential opportunities aiming to increase their footprints in both countries.
To be held on January 27th and 28th at Hyatt Regency Hotel, the Ethiopian Matchmaking event 2020 will start with an open forum where Ethiopian Government officials, strategic Government agencies and key private sector leaders will meet their counterparts from Qatar. The event will then progress into pre-arranged appointments for B2B networking opportunities, led by key players from sectors of mutual interest from both countries. The event will present a great platform for representatives from the private sector from both countries to meet and discuss potential cooperation.
The upcoming Ethiopian Matchmaking event 2020 will be led by Mr. Hamad Salem Mejegheer, Executive Director of Export Development & Promotion of Qatar Development Bank, who will head a business delegation from Qatari companies interested in meeting potential buyers, agents, distributors and establishing export/import partners from various sectors such as construction, pharmaceuticals, medical supplies, packaging etc.
Commenting on the organization of this initiative, Mr. Mejegheer said: “Ethiopia is one of the continuously growing East African destinations of international exports and foreign investments thanks to its business climate and growing economy. It was one of the fastest-growing economies in the world with a GDP growth rate of 6.8% in 2018. We are honored at Qatar Development Bank to organize this initiative, and we are certain that it will be of great benefit for both Qatari and Ethiopian businesses alike.”