Dr Al-Mujtaba Abubakar
The President, Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dr Al-Mujtaba Abubakar has called for the establishment of the Qatari-African Chamber of Commerce to facilitate and establish strong trade groups covering several industrial and trade sectors.
He said the launch of the chamber is pertinent and apt within the context of African Continental Free Trade Area with the aim to leverage on historical relationship to create synergy between Qatari and African businesses.
Dr Al-Mujtaba made the call, while delivering a keynote address at the Qatari-Africa Business Forum on Thursday.
He said that the Chamber would exist in all African capitals, focusing on expanding partnership between Qatari and African businesses.
He gave the assurance that the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) was ready to spearhead the formation and hosting of the proposed Chamber of Commerce.
While calling for more international businesses to explore the vast opportunities in Africa, Dr Al-Mujtaba maintained that the continent needed strong digital orientation.