LFF Middle East tour starts in Qatar
Prior to this week’s financial mission to the Middle East, organised by Luxembourg for Finance, HRH Crown Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg and HE Luc Frieden, Minister of Finance, visited the emirate Qatar on Sunday, 6 February. This visit was the opening act of a week long road show to Abu Dhabi, Riyadh and Beirut. At each stop, a delegation of financial sector professionals from Luxembourg will present business opportunities in the Luxembourg financial centre.
The Luxembourg delegation to Qatar was welcomed by the Emir, HRH Cheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, as well as his prime Minister, Cheikh Hamad bin Jassim Altani, and his Minister of Finance, Yousef Hussein Kamal. At this meeting they discussed current political events in the Gulf region, as well its economic development. In this context, a partnership was signed with the aim of further developing economic relations between Luxembourg and Qatar. Minister Frieden emphasised the favorable economic conditions of the Grand Duchy. The two sides agreed to deepen relations between the two financial centres. In the coming months, a Qatari delegation will visit Luxembourg to complete discussions concerning these projects of collaboration. EK
Photo: (f.l.t.r.) HE Luc Frieden, Minister of Finance; HRH Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume; Yousef Hussein Kamal, Minister of Finance and Economy of Qatar