International Dates Exhibition 2019 Launched at Souq Waqif on Wednesday

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment and the management of Souq Waqif announced that the International Dates Exhibition 2019 shall be organized from the 24th of April to the 4th of next May. Several international and local companies and organizations specialized in dates and their products, a number of local farms, Hasad Company and other entities shall participate in the Exhibition.

This announcement has been made during a joint press conference held today (Monday) morning at the headquarters of the Sector of Agriculture Affairs and Fisheries in Al Mansur Tower. Mr. Yusuf Khalid Al Khalifi, Manager of the Agricultural Affairs Department, Mr. Ali Shabib Al Manaei of the Management of Souq Waqif, some officials of the Ministry and representatives of the mass media took part in the conference.

The Exhibition targets at giving room for showcasing various types of dates which are remarkably demanded at this time before the Holy month of Ramadan. Besides, the Expo aims at promoting the national product of dates and presenting their various types. In addition, the Expo targets at giving room to the local and foreign companies in order to directly sell their products to the public so as to positively be reflected on the volume of their sales and their enhanced abilities to increase production. The Expo is an opportunity for striking strong ties and exchanging experience between the producers and manufacturers of dates from inside and outside Qatar.

About 150 national and foreign exhibitors shall participate in the International Dates Exhibition. They include 89 local companies and 59 foreign companies from 10 countries. They are companies specialized in the field of “producing, supplying and distributing dates”. Besides, representatives of the governmental sectors and economic organizations of some countries and accredited foreign embassies in Doha shall also participate in the event.

Source: Ministry of Municipality and Environment