October 20th 2010 – Aviation infrastructure construction company Taisei Corporation will take part in Doha Aviation Summit (DAS), which is endorsed by the Prime Minister of Qatar, and hosted by His Excellency Abdul Aziz Al Noaimi, chairman of Qatar Civil Aviation Authority and naseba. The Summit will take place from October 30th – November 1st 2010, at Grand Hyatt Hotel, Doha, Qatar.
Adhering Taisei Group’s ideal: to create a vibrant environment for all members of society, the company has created safe and attractive spaces as well as work and living environments of exceptional value with the aim of providing products and services that are in harmony with nature.
According to the Middle East Branch Director, Mr. Toru Koizumi: “Doha Aviation Summit plays a significant importance as it is a channel and opportunity to bring and meet key people from different aviation sectors and discuss issues, create opportunities, and benchmark from other's point of views.”
He continued: “To have the current economic climate be discussed during the Summit would indeed be one among the best idea that could be given an emphasis.”
Strong 22% growth in nominal H1 GDP of Qatar confirms that economic growth is moving back into double digits and Qatar is thought to be on the path to be a major hub in the Middle East region. Commenting on the state of the aviation industry in the MENA region, General Manager for Taisei Doha Office, Mr. Kazumasa Kontani: ‘One of the great developments of Qatar is the New Doha International Airport which when completed creates a strong spot in the region, we feel deep honour of participating in the construction of this prestigious airport.’
Doha Aviation Summit is hosted by the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority and naseba and will host 200 representatives from leading global airports, airlines, civil aviation authorities, and government bodies. This year’s platform, which promises to be bigger and better than ever before, will gather influential international and regional decision makers from across the industry to discuss and decide on the future of aviation. Several high-profile aviation experts will speak at the event, covering the impact of the recent economic crisis, investigate the volcanic ash disruption and its impact on aviation organisations outside of Europe, amongst the wide range of topics the summer will cover. Speakers include the director general of CANSO, Mr. Graham Lake, the director general for civil aviation of United Kingdom Department of Transport, Mr. Jonathan Moor, the chief executive officer of Qatar Airways, Mr. Akbar Al Baker, the chief economist, IATA, Dr. Brian Pearce.
• The event website is www.dohaaviationsummit.com
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