Qatar International Boat Show flagged off at The Pearl-Qatar
The sixth edition of Qatar International Boat Show (QIBS) 2019 was inaugurated on Tuesday by HE the Minister of Commerce and Industry Ali bin Ahmed al-Kuwari at Porto Arabia Marina in The Pearl–Qatar. Organised by Al Mannai Plus Events, this year’s edition, which runs until March 16, is witnessing the participation of many prominent brands and names in the sector, with more than 30 exhibitors.
The inauguration event was attended by UDC president, CEO and board member Ibrahim Jassim al-Othman, QIG Marine Services executive director Captain Mohamed Ali, Qatar Free Zones Authority chief corporate services officer Fahad Zainel, senior officials from Coast Guard, Ministry of Interior, and other dignitaries.
QIBS is the only annual exhibition held in Qatar, showcasing the best luxury yachts designed with international craftsmanship, along with boats, dhows and all marine equipment and accessories. It provides a global platform for major brands to showcase their latest products to potential customers from Qatar, the Middle East and around the world. QIBS will be hosting various interesting activities such as marine tours, prizes, water activities, marine races among others. More than 5,000 visitors are expected to attend the five-day expo.