During the period from February 8 to 9, 2016, a visit of the RABC delegation to the State of Qatar was held. The delegation was headed by the Vice-chairman, the Director of RABC T.A. Gvilava and the Chairman of Russian-Qatar Business Council U.A. Dzhabrailov. The visit was organized by Russian – Arab Business Council and took place with assistance of Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Russia and Qatar and also Embassies of Qatar in Russia and Russia in Qatar.
Within stay in Doha members of the Russian delegation held a number of meetings with representatives of a business community of Qatar on which they provided them the presentations of perspective investment projects in the territory of two countries and also gave an assessment to reorganization of Russian-Qatar Business Council and renewal of its activities.
On February 9, the Russian Embassy in Qatar hosted a meeting between RABC Director T. Gvilava and the Chairman of the Russian-Qatar Business Council U.A. Jabrailov with the Minister of Energy and Industry of Qatar, Co-chairman of the Mixed Intergovernmental Commission for Trade-Economic and Scientific-Technical Cooperation Muhammad b. Saleh of al-Sad. The meeting was attended by the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Qatar N.M. Holov. The parties stated that the visit of Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim Al Thani to Moscow on January 17-19, 2016 led to the strengthening of relations between the countries, and therefore there was a favorable situation for the implementation of bilateral investment projects and the creation of joint ventures.
The Russian Ambassador in Qatar N.M. Holov, in turn, noticed that the Russian side is always ready to provide the corresponding preferences to Qatar. Between the countries all necessary agreements on cancellation of double taxation, customs privileges and preferences are signed.
Throughout the stay of the Russian delegation in Doha, B2B meetings took place, which resulted in preliminary agreements on cooperation between Russian and Qatar companies.