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May 2018

CBCQ Hosts meeting with Newfoundland and Labrador and CNA

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The Canadian Business Council of Qatar (CBCQ )hosted a meeting with representatives from the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Executive of College of the North Atlantic (CNA) on Sunday, May 13, 2018 at the Canadian Embassy in Doha, Qatar. CBCQ Board members provided information on the regulatory requirements for setting up a business in Qatar and discussed potential opportunities for local businesses in Newfoundland and Labrador. The Honourable Allan Hawkins, Minister of
Advanced Education and Skills, Government of Newfoundland Labrador, Canada; Ms. Genevieve Dooling, Deputy Minister of Advanced Education and Skills, Government of Newfoundland Labrador, Canada; Dr. Bill Radford, President, College of the North Atlantic O’Reilly, Board Chair, CNA.

CBCQ meets with Honourable Minister Minister Hussen

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The CBCQ hosted a meeting with Canadian businesses operating in Qatar and the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Canadian Minister of Immigration, Citizenship and Refugees and H.E. Adrian Norfolk, Ambassador of Canada to Qatar on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at the Canadian Embassy in Qatar. Guests included representatives from SNC Lavalin, Kasian Qatar Consulting, WSP and Bennett Jones. Minister Hussen highlighted that Canada was the only G7 country to have free-trade agreements with all G7 members and the latest initiatives by the Government of Canada to attract foreign investment. Guests discussed opportunities for public-private partnerships; knowledge transfer for major infrastructure projects in Canada and the challenges facing Canadian businesses as a result of the embargo.