The Arab Chamber of Commerce & Industry, President, Lord Edwin E. Hitti and members delightfully attended the Qatar National Day Reception.
The event hosted the Honorable Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, GBM, GBS, JP, Chief Secretary of the Hong Kong government, and The China Foreign Affairs Office Deputy Commissioner, Song Ru’ana, as well as a large number of dignitaries, diplomats business and community leaders.
In his address, the Consul General of Qatar spoke of the economic development in the State of Qatar, as well as the bilateral ties between the State of Qatar and the Hong Kong SAR of China.
In his speech, the Chief Secretary addressed admiration of Qatar’s growth and the growing bilateral relations between the State of Qatar and Hong Kong SAR of China.
Lord Edwin E. Hitti on behalf of The Arab Chamber of Commerce & Industry’ members extended sincere congratulations to Consul General, Mohammed Sultan Al- Kuwari, Deputy Consul General, Maryam Ahmad Al-Shibi, and Consul, Mishal Bin Khalifa Al-Kubaisi.
Qatar National Day (Al-Yaoum-al-Watani) is a national commemoration of Qatar’s unification in 1878. It is celebrated annually on 18 December.
The National Day Celebrations Organizing Committee announced the motto of Qatar National Day 2019 “Ten years embraced glory and arts Obtained all excellence and manliness” a verse from a poem by the Founder Sheikh Jassim bin Mohammed bin Thani, and the accompanying slogan “The path of excellence is difficult”.