Residents and tourists alike were treated to a variety of products from the amber industry at the second edition of the Katara International Amber Exhibition at the Building No 12 of Katara Cultural Village.
The exhibition was participated in by leading companies in the amber industry from Qatar and other parts of the world, showcasing a large number of products at reasonable prices. There were more than 90 stalls at the exhibition coming from countries including Turkey, Iraq, Kuwait, Sweden, Lebanon, the United Kingdom, Germany, Russia, Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, Latvia, as well as representatives of associations and international bodies specializing in amber.
On the sidelines of the exhibition, Katara Center for Amber was also opened, aiming to be a meeting place for experts, amateurs and traders in amber. The centre will organise various activities, including training and educational workshops, and provide a review of specifications and standards, and everything related to the quality of amber, in addition to coordination with international institutions.
The various exhibitors praised the valuable opportunity provided to them by the organisers to exchange experiences and ideas and to enhance cooperation and commercial relations between merchants from all over the world. Mohamed Larry from Top Kahram Pavilion from Qatar said:
We offer amber stones. We have noticed that the exhibition is witnessing a large turnout of people and since its first launch it has succeeded in attracting attention and this is what encouraged us to participate this year for the first time.’
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