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Qatar to Host 'Qatar Maritime and Logistics Summit 2020' in February

  • Audience : Government, Individuals, Business
  • Source : Lusail Newspaper
  • Topic : Education and Training, Communications and IT, Business and Finance, Employment and Workplace
  • Date : Jan 21, 2020

The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) will host the "Qatar Maritime and Logistics Summit 2020" (QMLS 2020) under the patronage of HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa al-Thani on February 18 and 19. The event is organised by Mwani Qatar in co-operation with Lloyd’s List.

The summit will bring together senior experts from the global maritime sector as well as Qatar to discuss industry-wide, long-term challenges and opportunities as well as a number of important topics such as trade, global trends, port development, financing, technology, digital security, cybersecurity, safety, security and sustainability and many other topics related to shipping, port and logistics sectors.

The global event will be held for the first time in Qatar, and goes in line with the MoTC strategic plan to transform Qatar into a vital logistic trade center in the region. By hosting the global event, the MoTC seeks to promote Qatar’s ports and logistics' sectors by keeping pace with growth and benefit from global experiences in these fields, strengthening Qatar's position on the global maritime transport map, and boosting Hamad Port's commercial share in the region and the world, especially after the great success it has achieved within a short period of operation.