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Posted On: 13 September 2011 02:41 pm
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Japanese companies for Doha green energy expo

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The organising committee of Qatar International Environment Protection and Sustainable Energy Exhibition and Conference (ecoQ) has announced the participation of a number of major Japanese corporations in the expo taking place from October 16 to 18 at the Doha Exhibition Centre. Mitsubishi Corporation, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Sharp Corporation, Naturock Japan Company, Lixil Corporation and Taisei Corporation are among those preparing to present their latest innovative technologies, products and solutions in the environment sector to Qatar. Hosted by the Japanese embassy in Qatar, Tadashi Maeda, Special Adviser to the Cabinet of Japan, will give a presentation at the conference during ecoQ expo to introduce the Japanese strategy on deployment of packaged infrastructure to overseas market and its advanced technologies on energy efficiency and energy conservation. Japanese ambassador Kenjiro Monji said that Japan and Qatar have enjoyed excellent relationship for many years based on economic ties centred on energy. “This is the time to diversify our relations to cover other areas beyond energy. Japan has gone a long way in developing solutions and technologies to protect the environment and achieve sustainability,” he said. The envoy expressed pleasure in welcoming a number of leading Japanese corporations in ecoQ expo and said the event will provide an excellent platform for these corporations to present their latest technologies and services to the Qatar market. “The Japanese Pavilion in ecoQ will provide visitors a closer look at some of the world’s most advanced technologies and products used to preserve the environment,” he added. ecoQ is an international annual exhibition and conference, officially supported by the Ministry of Environment in Qatar, Qatar Chamber of Commerce & Industry, The German Delegation for Trade & Commerce AHK, Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute, Friends of the Environment Center in Qatar and Qatar National Commission for Education, Culture and Science. The honorary chairman of ecoQ’s advisory committee is Sheikh Hassan bin Mohamed bin Ali al-Thani and chairman is Dr Saif al-Hajari, CEO of Friends of the Environment Centre. The committee members are Dr Nadia Suliman (senior adviser, Ministry of Environment), Rudiger Tscherning (director, Qatar University College of Law Forum on Energy and Environmental Law), and Dr Alawi S Sawbury (CEO, ESSB, Germany). The expo will showcase latest technologies, products on environment protection and sustainable and renewable energy covering sectors including solar energy (photo voltaic), Green building, sustainable cities architecture, recycling technologies, air pollution treatment, eco-friendly transportation, aviation and aerospace bio-fuel, eco-friendly cooling systems, e-waste, and marine protection. Gulf Times