Qatar Development Bank (QDB), the award-winning organization, and Qatar Rail, the company overseeing the country’s much-anticipated integrated rail network, staged a Qatar Rail Workshop about investment and business opportunities for the country’s ambitious new rail running to nearly $40bn, on the 12th March, 2013 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel.
The Workshop opened with speeches by H.E. Hamad Bin Ahmed Al-Kuwari, Deputy Chairman of Qatar Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Mansoor Bin Ibrahim Al-Mahmoud, CEO of Qatar Development Bank and Eng. Saad Bin Ahmed Al Muhannadi, CEO of Qatar Rail.
These opening remarks were followed by a presentation on Qatar Rail high level impact by Mr. Abdulaziz Al Khalifa, Executive Director, Strategy & Business Development at QDB and a talk on Procurement Strategy by Eng. Saad Al Muhannadi, CEO of Qatar Rail.
The morning ended with two Workshops on New Business and Existing Business opportunities by the international consultancy firm McKinsey & Co.
These detailed opportunities, many ‘quick wins’, in the areas of infrastructure provision, operations, rolling stock provision, transport operations, maintenance and management services, citing the revenue potential for each from initial sales to Qatar Rail right up to 2032. More info