The CBCQ hosted a meeting with Canadian businesses operating in Qatar and the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Canadian Minister of Immigration, Citizenship and Refugees and H.E. Adrian Norfolk, Ambassador of Canada to Qatar on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at the Canadian Embassy in Qatar. Guests included representatives from SNC Lavalin, Kasian Qatar Consulting, WSP and Bennett Jones. Minister Hussen highlighted that Canada was the only G7 country to have free-trade agreements with all G7 members and the latest initiatives by the Government of Canada to attract foreign investment. Guests discussed opportunities for public-private partnerships; knowledge transfer for major infrastructure projects in Canada and the challenges facing Canadian businesses as a result of the embargo.