Qatar Chamber's (QC) Food Security and Environment Committee held a meeting with chairs of its subsidiaries in the presence of many representatives of governmental bodies to discuss ways to provide more support to the agricultural sector, stimulate production and ensure continuous supply to the market.
The attendees of the meeting praised the role played by government in dealing with the current crisis and measures adopted to curb the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
QC Board Member Mohamed bin Ahmed Al Obaidli said that the committee is in open meeting, especially that there is continuous and permanent meetings with producers and suppliers of foodstuffs, stressing the committee's readiness to receive all inquiries and proposals from investors and suppliers of food products in order to find prompt solutions.
He noted that the committee addresses all issues related to streamlining the flow of food products to the market smoothly and continuously, whether through the local product or through import from abroad.
Al Obaidli said that the private sector showed high efficiency during the crisis, affirming that all commodities and products are available without any shortage.
Al Obaidli pointed out that the private sector is fully prepared to sufficiently contribute to the economic diversification and to help facing the current crisis, noting that it has obtained significant similar expertise by tackling challenges posed by the blockade.