Posted on February 24, 2015

Held under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim Al-Thani, Minister of Economy and Commerce, the 2nd Entrepreneurship in Economic Development Forum organized by Qatar University College of Business and Economics (QU-CBE), in collaboration with Qatar Ministry of Economy and Commerce and the Interactive Business Network (IBN), have announced that Qatar Shell is the event’s Diamond Sponsor.

Qatar Shell diamond sponsor 3 [].jpgThe Forum is scheduled to take place on 2-3 March 2015 at the Sheraton Doha Resort and Convention Hotel under the main theme ‘Fostering the New Generation of Entrepreneurs in Qatar and the Gulf’. “At Qatar Shell, we are absolutely committed to supporting the Qatar National Vision 2030 and Qatar’s National Development Strategy, and ensuring that we play our part in supporting this great country in achieving its stated ambitions,” said Wael Sawan, Chairman and Managing Director of Qatar Shell companies.

“Therefore, we are delighted to sponsor the ‘Second Entrepreneurship in Economic Development Forum’, as this important conference is in line with our strategy to make a very practical and tangible contribution to Qatar’s critical national agenda by using our scale and reach to support the development of a robust private sector that will help diversify Qatar’s economy,” Sawan continued. Meanwhile, Mr. Raed Chehaib, Chief Executive Officer of IBN expressed his gratitude to Qatar Shell for their sponsorship and support of the Forum.

“The support of Qatar Shell as Diamond Sponsor is indeed a big boost to the holding of this event and in meeting its goals and objectives,” Mr. Chehaib said. “As a leading player in the oil & gas sector, their active participation in encouraging the development of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs is a clear manifestation of their commitment to significantly and positively contribute towards the achievement of Qatar’s growth aspirations. Therefore, I wish to extend my heartfelt thanks to Qatar Shell and look forward to collaborating further with them in future events organised by IBN.”

Qatar Shell works with Qatari partners to deliver long-term contributions to society, and generate measurable impact to support Qatar National Vision 2030.

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