Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry (QCCI) and Qatar Navigation (Q.S.C) signed today a contract making the latter the Diamond Sponsor for the “Qatar, Four Decades of Excellence and Achievements” event based on an exceptional Gala Dinner with launching ceremony of a unique prestigious publication which shall be issued by the Qatar Chamber this coming September.

Mr. Saleh Hamad Al Sharqi, Acting General Manager signed on behalf of the Chamber while Mr. Khalifa Ali Al Hitmi, Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Navigation signed on behalf of the company in the presence of Mr. Najeeb Al Sada, Deputy Chief Executive – Operations at Qatar Navigation, Mr. Saif Al Kowari, Acting General Manager of the Chamber and Mr. Eric Ohayon, CEO of GEOC Middle-East, the event organizer and publishing firm assigned for issuing the commemorative historic celebration and publication.

This distinguished edition which depicts the deep-rooted heritage of the State of Qatar will be launched at a Dinner Party at the Doha Sheraton Hotel on September, 19, 2011.

Mr. Salah al-Sharqi, Acting General Manager of Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry declared: “This unique publication will shed light on the dynamic leadership and the pioneers that established the private sector in Qatar and worked to modernize and reform the economy, the infrastructure, the foundations and the companies that left their imprint all along the last forty years under the wise vision of His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Emir of the Country.

” Al-Sharqi noted that “The Chamber of Commerce showed in the previous period its great interest in all the aspects of the national economy and has worked to present it locally and regionally in all occasions, fairs and congresses.” He considered that “this book will be the summing-up of the economic development that occurred during the last four decades in Qatar…” He added that Qatar Private Sector is proud of its innumerable great achievements in the previous period, and especially during the era of His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Emir of Qatar and His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Heir Apparent, may God preserve them.

Al Sharqi thanked Qatar Navigation for becoming the Diamond Sponsor of the event.

From his side, Mr. Khalifa Al Hitmi said that Qatar Navigation is proud of its great and innumerable achievements in the field of economic development in the country and added that the strategic objectives of the company are focused on continued raising of its performance in all its activities not only for preserving its pioneer status at the local and Gulf level but for developing at the regional level for extending its activities to the ports of South East Asia with the continuation of ambitions for making Qatar Navigation a truly international company.

Free copies of the publication shall be distributed for the sponsor companies during the great celebration organized by Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry and toward the business communities in Qatar, Gulf countries and overseas.