Athens, 3 November 2022 (TDI): The officials of Qatar participated in the 11th Arab-Hellenic Economic Forum held in Athens, on Wednesday.

It was organized by the Arab-Hellenic Chamber (AHC) of Commerce and Development along with “Greece and GCC Countries.”

The forum was comprised of sessions and meetings, the main agenda of which was to examine the economic and trade cooperation between the Arab countries and Greece and the means of enhancing the same.

Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the Hellenic Republic, Walid Mohammed Al Emadi participated in the forum to represent Qatar.

During his speech, he said that the forum is providing an opportunity to discuss methods to boost trade cooperation between both countries.

He emphasized the distinguished relations between Qatar and Greece by saying that the forum will act as a platform in various sectors like tourism, food security, pharmaceuticals, real estate, electricity, and infrastructure.

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He noted that trade volume between Qatar and Greece recorded an increase of 120% to reach nearly QR897 million in 2021, compared to QR409 million in 2020.

Likewise, the Ambassador also highlighted the significant role Qatar is playing in the economic and investment fields, especially in the areas of renewable and clean energy.

He further enunciated that Qatar is working on diversifying energy sources and benefiting from other natural resources such as wind and solar energy in line with its National Vision 2030.

Walid Mohammed Al Emadi touched on the topic of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and how Qatar is exerting efforts to make the event Eco-friendly.

It is pertinent to mention here that the flagship event of The Arab-Hellenic Chamber was conducted on the 25th and 26th of October 2022 in Athens.

It incorporated the 2nd “Greece & GCC Countries Business Gathering”, and the 4th “Meet the Arab Ambassadors Roundtable Discussion.”

The event was attended by participants of 250 businessmen from 18 Arab countries and 122 representatives of Greek companies.