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Qatar sets sights on Asia private sectors amid Gulf blockade

Singapore and Qatar sign four MOUs and three agreements including a bilateral investment treaty

Singapore Trade and Industry Minister S Iswaran (far left) and Qatar's Minister of Economy and Trade Sheikh Ahmed Bin Jassim Al Thani at the Qatar-Singapore Business Forum yesterday.


FOLLOWING the blockade of Qatar by major Arab nations four months ago, the oil and gas-rich Gulf state is turning its attention to Asia in the hope of attracting more investments, especially from the private sector.

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