The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) took part in the second edition of the Doha Smart Cities Expo, held under the theme ‘Sustaining a Future of Resilience’ between March 29-30, 2022, at Msheireb Downtown.
The pavilion organised by the ministry shed light on the most important initiatives that were launched to facilitate doing business in Qatar, including the Single Window platform and the e-services provided by the ministry through its website and mobile application.
The ministry also highlighted the launch of its Business Map portal on the ministry’s website. The portal aims to provide a wide database for users, allowing them to view investment advantages across Qatar. It offers a search service for commercial establishments per region, displaying both the available and the most common commercial activities.
The portal further provides statistics on the number of commercial licenses registered in each municipality, new and signed-off commercial licenses, and the latest commercial establishments registered in Qatar.
At the expo, the ministry offered insights into the Qatar National Manufacturing Strategy via the Qatar Industrial Portal, including its 2030 goals and growth projections for the industrial sector. The Ministry further underlined its role in developing industrial zones and regulating industrial land allocation to investors with industrial licenses.
Smart City Expo Doha 2022 is a global platform dedicated to discussing, addressing and creating innovative solutions to the challenges facing the cities of the future. It features high-profile local and international keynote speakers, more than 100 exhibitors, and 60 speakers and smart city professionals from all over the world.