HE the Minister Meets with Minister of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation

Friday, June 4, 2021
HE the Minister Meets with Minister of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation

Doha –

Minister of Transport and Communications HE Jassim Saif Ahmed Al-Sulaiti met today with Minister of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation Maxut Igorevich Shadayev at the sidelines of the activities of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) which runs in the period from June 2 to June 5.

The meeting discussed aspects of cooperation between the two friendly countries in the field of communication and information technology and means of further enhancing them. The two officials also discussed a number of matters of common interest between the two friendly countries.

The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) is participating in the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) as part of the State of Qatar’s Pavilion at the Forum.

MOTC’s participation in the Pavilion comes within the framework of its keenness to enhance and develop economic relation ties and partnership with the Russian Federation, in addition to highlighting the investment opportunities that the country provides in the fields of transportation and information and communication technology, something which can contribute to attracting more foreign direct investments and boosting the State of Qatar’s competitive standing in the region and outside of it.

The Smart Qatar Program (TASMU), the Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail), Qatar Navigation (Milaha), Mwani Qatar, the Qatar Aeronautical Academy and Hamad International Airport are participating in the Forum under the umbrella of the Ministry.