US Congress delegation discusses bilateral co-operation in investment, trade with Qatar Free Zones
A US Congress delegation was received by HE the Minister of State Ahmad al-Sayed, who is also chairman of Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZA), wherein the two sides discussed trade, investment, and industrial co-operation.
Al-Sayed, together with QFZA senior executives, met with congressmen Darrell Issa, Lou Correa, Darin Lahood, Jay Obernolte, Andrew Garbarino, and Matt Gaetz, as well as congresswomen Victoria Spartz and Claudia Tenney.
Al-Sayed emphasised that QFZA aspires to enhance the co-operation and exchange of experiences in several key sectors between Qatar and the US. The two sides also reviewed issues of mutual interest that play an important and constructive role in Qatar-US relations. The delegation was presented with the investment opportunities and benefits offered to US companies at Qatar Free Zones (QFZ). Al-Sayed reiterated that QFZ will continue to enhance its offering to serve as a leading regional base for companies supported by the advanced infrastructure in the free zones across Qatar. A number of leading US-based companies have announced the establishment of their businesses and operations in QFZ.