Qatari Ambassador Hosts Roundtable for US Companies Operating in Qatar

Washington, DC — The Qatari Ambassador to the United States, Ambassador Mohammed bin Jaham Al Kuwari, hosted a roundtable luncheon attended by US-Qatar Business Council President, Ambassador Patrick N. Theros. The luncheon was hosted to honor representatives of fifteen US companies currently operating in Qatar, all of which are members of the US-Qatar Business Council, and to further develop the bilateral economic relationship between the two states. Ambassador Al Kuwari highlighted a number of key developments in healthcare, infrastructure, and railway projects ahead of the 2022 World Cup. According to the Ambassador, Qatar has taken measures to increase the reserves of Qatar Central Bank, and the efforts made by Qatar Investment Authority to gain investment capital. This strategy will ensure Qatar remains economically stable amid energy price fluctuations in the future. Ambassador Al Kuwari also highlighted investments in education and Qatar’s goal to become a regional hub for science and culture. Above all, Ambassador Al Kuwari emphasized mutual confidence and trust in its relations with the United States. He focused on the strong economic relationship and mutual interests of GCC security, especially as Qatar improves its defense capabilities. Roundtable discussions such as this offer US companies the opportunity to learn more about the strong bilateral economic relationship with Qatar. Expanding this strong relationship, Ambassador Al Kuwari announced plans for Qatar Investment Authority to open an office in New York. The US-Qatar Business Council is committed to enhancing the US-Qatar relationship at every level. For more information about the Council’s services and membership benefits, please visit