Business delegates from over 17 companies from Qatar participate in ‘Indus Food’
(MENAFN – The Peninsula) Doha: Indian Business & Professionals Council (IBPC Qatar), the apex body of Indian Businessmen and Professionals, functioning under the aegis of Embassy of India, led a delegation of food & beverage importers, hypermarkets and supermarkets from Qatar to participate in ‘Indus Food’, India’s official F & B focused Trade Fair showcasing India’s best line-up of food & agriculture products to international buyers.
Indus Food, organised by the Trade Promotion Council of India and supported by Department of Commerce, Government of India, hosted over 1000 most prominent global F & B industry buyers from over 80 countries gathered to meet over 700 + Indian exhibitors and suppliers with the purpose of sourcing new products, meeting with suppliers and developing new business.
A gala awards function was organised as part of ‘Indus Food’. At the award function the Trade Promotion Council of India recognized stalwarts from the global F & B industry for promoting Indian F & B trade.
IBPC Qatar was awarded as the Global Alliance Partner by the Trade Promotion Council of India. Sumit Malhotra, Vice President Indian Business & Professional Council who led the business delegation of over 17 Qatar based companies including leading names like Lulu Group, Safari Group & Ali Bin Ali, received the award on behalf of IBPC Qatar from Mohit Singla, Chairman, Trade Promotion Council of India.
The Qatar business delegation led by Sumit Malhotra also participated in the India-GCC Business to Business (B2B) conference and discussed ways of increasing the bilateral trade in Food & Beverages with leading food suppliers and exporters from India.
Azim Abbas, President IBPC Qatar pointed out that IBPC promotes the various business events in India which benefit Qatar based companies and mentioned that IBPC had earlier led similar delegations to India from Qatar, including to the Vibrant Tamil Nadu & Vibrant Goa summits. IBPC has signed an MoU with Trade Promotion Council of India for promoting business and trade opportunities between India and Qatar.