Russian-Qatari BUSINESS COUNCIL
Supported by:
Chamber of Commerce and Industry 1.      CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

International Business Assistance Center
Relationships
Russian-Qatari relations

Diplomatic relations between the USSR and Qatar were established on August 1, 1988.

From that moment on, a stable political dialogue was maintained between Russia and Qatar. In February 2007, Russian President Vladimir Putin paid a visit to Qatar. Emir of Qatar Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani made two official visits to Russia - in December 2001 and November 2010.

On March 26, 2018, Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks in Moscow with the Emir of Qatar, Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, who had arrived to Russia with an official visit. The leaders of the two states discussed the prospects for building up bilateral cooperation in various fields and topical issues on the international agenda.

The states are maintaining a regular trusting dialogue and building up mutually beneficial cooperation in trade, economic, investment, energy, agricultural, cultural and humanitarian spheres.

An important role in developing business cooperation between Moscow and Doha belongs to the Joint Intergovernmental Commission on Trade, Economic and Technical Cooperation. The third meeting was held in April 2017 in Doha and the fourth in November 2019 in Moscow. The next meeting is scheduled to be held at the end of 2021 in Doha.

Relations between the two states are developing in the field of science and culture. In 2018, Russia and Qatar held a cross Year of Culture, which included more than 30 events in both countries.

Working relations have been established between the organizing committees for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia and in 2022 in Qatar.

Cooperation in the field of tourism is actively developing. In March 2018, the Qatar Tourism Authority opened the representative office in Moscow.

A representative delegation of Qatar took an active part in the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in 2021 and obtained a special guest status. On the sidelines of the Forum, a number of agreements were signed between Russian and Qatari companies and organizations.


Thanks to our joint efforts, including the personal attention of the Emir of Qatar to the development of Russian-Qatari relations, our interaction has indeed reached a new level. It has become trustworthy and becomes more comprehensive.

President of the Russian Federation

Vladimir Putin

From the speech at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2021

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The Mission
THE MISSION of the Business Council
1
Expansion and development of business contacts for mutually beneficial cooperation between Russian and Qatari entrepreneurs
2
Promotion of Russian business to the markets of Qatar and attracting Qatari investments to Russia
3
Enhancing the role of interested representatives business communities of Russia in the formation and implementation of state policy in the field of Russian-Qatari economic relations
4
Protection of rights and legitimate interests Russian entrepreneurs in their relations with Russian and Qatari official and commercial structures
5
Organizing a constructive dialogue business circles of Russia and Qatar interested in the progressive development and improvement of the effectiveness of Russian-Qatari business cooperation
6
Organization of business events serving as a platform for direct communication of potential partners from Russia and Qatar

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