MEC an­nounces dis­counted air freight for camp­ing mar­ket

Gulf Times - - QATAR -

The Min­istry of Econ­omy and Com­merce (MEC), in co-op­er­a­tion with Qatar Air­ways, has an­nounced dis­counted air freight prices for the ship­ment of goods of com­pa­nies par­tic­i­pat­ing in the sec­ond edi­tion of the Sea­sonal Mar­ket for Camp­ing.

The ini­tia­tive falls in line with its ef­forts to sup­port and en­cour­age com­pa­nies to par­tic­i­pate in this year’s edi­tion of the mar­ket, the MEC has said in a state­ment.

All lo­cal, re­gional and in­ter­na­tional com­pa­nies wish­ing to par­tic­i­pate in the sea­sonal camp­ing mar­ket can ben­e­fit from the dis­counted air freight prices.

The mar­ket, which will be held from Oc­to­ber 24 to De­cem­ber 1 on Al Ri­faa Street, will fea­ture all camp­ing sup­plies in one site, in ad­di­tion to pro­vid­ing a space and pub­lic ser­vices for par­tic­i­pat­ing com­pa­nies free of charge.

The min­istry has in­vited pub­lic to visit the fol­low­ing link to view the list of ship­ping agents for each coun­try: ar/Pages/souq.aspx The MEC an­nounced the open­ing of reg­is­tra­tion for par­tic­i­pa­tion in the sec­ond sea­sonal mar­ket for camp­ing in Au­gust af­ter the pub­lic for re­quested more time to pre­pare for par­tic­i­pa­tion and shop­ping.

The mar­ket will see the par­tic­i­pa­tion of well-es­tab­lished com­pa­nies in the field.

“The mar­ket, which at­tracts vis­i­tors, camp own­ers, and camp­ing en­thu­si­asts, con­trib­utes to stim­u­lat­ing the com­mer­cial ac­tiv­i­ties in the lo­cal mar­ket, sup­port­ing Qatar’s econ­omy and cre­at­ing a di­verse en­vi­ron­ment that con­trib­utes to the growth of the trade sec­tor.

The mar­ket aims at pro­vid­ing ap­pro­pri­ate spa­ces for Qatari traders and pro­duc­tive fam­i­lies to mar­ket

their prod­ucts and en­ables con­sumers to eas­ily ac­quire the nec­es­sary camp­ing tools and sup­plies,” the state­ment notes.

The ini­tia­tive which is be­ing launched for the sec­ond con­sec­u­tive year, aims at sup­port­ing Qatari traders and pro­duc­tive fam­i­lies by pro­vid­ing ap­pro­pri­ate spa­ces to ex­hibit and mar­ket their prod­ucts.

In ad­di­tion, the mar­ket is char­ac­terised by a priv­i­leged lo­ca­tion, open spa­ces, a recre­ational area and a spe­cial area for pro­duc­tive fam­i­lies, it adds.

The mar­ket al­lows vis­i­tors, camp own­ers and camp­ing en­thu­si­asts to buy the nec­es­sary equip­ment, fea­tur­ing all com­pa­nies spe­cialised in camp­ing sup­plies in one lo­ca­tion.

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