The Mayor of the City of Dubrovnik Mato Franković, yesterday received a visit from the Qatari Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani and his delegation. Sheikh Al Thani is the founder and CEO of Al Faisal Holding, one of the leading and largest Qatari companies based in Doha.
Sheikh Al Thani, whose delegation consists of his sons and other representatives of Al Faisal Holding, expressed his enthusiasm for his stay in Dubrovnik so far, especially the preserved cultural heritage and natural beauty. With words of welcome, Mayor Franković briefly introduced them to the rich history of Dubrovnik and its significance in the time of the Dubrovnik Republic, but also to today's economic and other opportunities as one of the world's tourist pearls.
According to his own words, Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani arrived in Dubrovnik because Al Faisal Holding is interested in exploring business and investment potentials with an emphasis on the hotel and tourism segment. Since this conglomerate is successfully engaged in museum activities, the possibilities of developing cultural cooperation between Doha and Dubrovnik, i.e. Qatar and Croatia, were also discussed. Both sides expressed their interest in continuing the talks in order to realize the opportunities for cooperation.