Boeing and Invest Qatar sign MoU to drive aerospace industry growth

Boeing and the Investment Promotion Agency Qatar (Invest Qatar) have signed an MoU to establish a permanent legal entity, Boeing Aerospace Doha LLC, in Qatar.

The MoU was signed at the Qatar Economic Forum. Image: Boeing Company

The new Boeing hub will focus on strengthening the local aerospace sector through research and technology advancements, foster innovation and support for start-ups, drive and develop sustainable aviation, and build a local skilled workforce that can contribute to the sector's long-term success. Boeing’s new entity will complement the work carried out through its existing Qatar branch companies, Boeing Qatar Inc. and Boeing International Corporation.

Kuljit Ghata-Aura, president of Boeing Middle East, Türkiye, Africa and Central Asia, said: "We value the unwavering support from the Government and Invest Qatar in helping us pursue new opportunities in the country. This expanded collaboration will consolidate our position as the leading aerospace partner to Qatar, providing societal and economic benefits in line with Qatar’s third National Development Strategy and the Qatar National Vision 2030."

Seikh Ali Alwaleed Al-Thani, chief executive officer, Invest Qatar, said: “We are pleased to partner with Boeing, to further deepen their footprint in Qatar. This collaboration underscores the wealth of opportunities Qatar offers to businesses, enabling them to pursue a sustainable growth journey. It is a testament to the country’s business-friendly environment, tailored to accommodate the evolving needs of investors, affirming Qatar’s standing as a growing global business hub."