USA WEEK ANNOUNCED FOR FEBRUARY
The first annual week-long event will celebrate the two countries' partnership and encourage Qatari investments in the US.
The American Chamber of Commerce in Qatar and the US Embassy announced the first annual Discover America USA Week Qatar to take place this February. Her Excellency Dana Shell Smith, the US ambassador to Qatar said, “It's the business relationship that we are celebrating today and that USA Week will be celebrating at its heart.” One of the goals of USA Week is for the American Chamber of Commerce Qatar to find out the sectors in which Qataris want to invest and then arrange trade missions to the US in these specialised markets, Robert Hager, chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce Qatar, said. Events will include talks and seminars targeting Qatar's business community, a golf tournament, classic American movie screening and a chili cook-off.