DOHA, Qatar, May 8 (NNN-QNA) – Qatar Minister of Economy and Commerce, Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al-Thani, stressed that, Qatar has placed entrepreneurship and SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) as top of its strategic priorities.

The minister said this, at the Reyada awards, which was organised by the Nama social development centre, at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre.

He said, Qatar looked to implement a host of programmes and policies, that promote a constructive partnership with the private sector.

The minister noted, in that regard, that the state was keen on increasing the contribution of young entrepreneurs in economic development, by encouraging them to take the initiative and by providing suitable environment for innovation.

Sheikh Ahmed also discussed the initiatives made by the ministry, to create an attractive investment environment for SMEs.

The minister highlighted the launch of the single window for investors, and the economic zones of Manateq logistics, which aim to lower operating costs for investors.

On the Reyada Award, he said that, it was one of the most important national initiatives that promotes entrepreneurship among young people and encourages them to innovate.– NNN-QNA

Source: NAM News Network