by Ali Nehme
Publicis Media Middle East

by Pushan Dutt


IBQ partners with MEED for Qatar Projects 2014

March 20, 2014 11:30 am

International Bank of Qatar (ibq) partnered with MEED for Qatar Projects 2014 for the fifth year in a row. The Conference is being held in Doha, from March 18-19 at the Grand Hyatt hotel, under the esteemed patronage of H.E. Dr. Mohammed Bin Salah Al-Sada, Minister of Energy & Industry of the State of Qatar, featuring a keynote address presented by H.E. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Saoud Al-Thani, Governor of Qatar Central Bank.

ibq sponsored and hosted the MEED Qatar Projects 2014 Gala Dinner on Tuesday, 18th March. The event was attended by distinguished delegates, VIP guests and senior executives representing major international corporations.

Mr. Jabra Ghandour, Managing Director of ibq, delivered the Gala Dinner welcoming speech and congratulated the winner of MEED Leadership Award, H.E. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Saoud Al-Thani, Governor of Qatar Central Bank, and the winner of the MEED Visionary Award Dr. Ibrahim Ibrahim, Economic Advisor at the Emiri Diwan.

Mr. Jabra Ghandour, Managing Director of ibq, said: “ibq’s continued partnership with MEED underlines the importance of the role played by the Qatar Projects Conference as a prominent networking platform in which major companies in Qatar and abroad are keen to participate.”

Over the past decade, MEED’s Qatar Projects Conference has become an important venue for key stakeholders who are at the forefront of the initiatives and projects shaping Qatar’s future. The Qatar Projects Conference 2014 covers two main areas of development: the infrastructure and transport sector, and the energy and utilities sector.

A superb line-up of speakers are offering detailed insights into significant projects and highlighting the progress being made. The Conference also offers great networking opportunities as more than 400 delegates from both the public and private sectors come together to discuss the opportunities and challenges of delivering the country’s mega projects