Posted on March 03, 2016

Qatar Development Bank announced the first Government Procurement and Contracting Conference & Exhibition, ‘MOUSHTARAYAT,’ during a press conference held on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at the headquarters of Qatar Development Bank. The inaugural event will take place for three days from March 8 to 10. The aim of ‘MOUSTARAYAT’ is to strengthen cooperation between private and public sector companies in Qatar, in addition to bolstering collaborations between local SMEs and important stakeholders.

Mr. Abdulaziz Bin Nasser Al-Khalifa, CEO of Qatar Development Bank, said: "We are proud to announce the launch of ‘MOUSTARAYAT,’ Which includes more than twenty exhibitors opening 400 contractual opportunities  worth 2 billion riyals, as well as providing the necessary support for both SMEs and stakeholders, opens doors for SMEs and stakeholders, and aims to support local economic diversification. QDB supports SMEs on local and global levels, and ‘MOUSTARAYAT’ is one of the many ways we provide support to this sector, as we provide low risk purchasing opportunities, linking SMEs with major stakeholders and promoting competitive business environments."

Through the exhibition, Qatar Development Bank is keen on finding new ways to empower the sustainable government procurement concept, prepare SMEs to meet their goals and requirements, in order to support the local Qatari market and strengthen the role of SMEs in line with Qatar National Vision 2030.