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ST Telemedia welcomed Qatar Telecom as new shareholder of Asia Mobile Holdings

March 2007 / e-newsletter

ST Telemedia welcomed Qatar Telecom (Qtel) as a new shareholder of Asia Mobile Holdings (AMH), at an official ceremony held on 9 March 2007 at the National Museum of Singapore. The event marks the successful completion of the strategic alliance between the two companies, which was announced on 12 January 2007.

The event was officiated by Guest-of-Honour Mr. Lim Hng Kiang, Singapore’s Minister for Trade and Industry. The event programme included a guided tour of the museum, Singapore''s oldest museum with a history dating back to 1887. 

Commenting on the Middle-East’s growing importance in the global economy and the significance of the ST Telemedia-Qtel alliance, Mr Lim Hng Kiang said, “The Middle-East is a fast growing market with increasing opportunities for growth, collaboration and sharing of knowledge exchange between our governments and companies. Qatar is an important partner for Singapore in the Middle-East. The strong friendly ties between Singapore and Qatar continue to grow from the numerous bilateral visits by leaders from both sides. The strategic alliance between ST Telemedia and Qatar Telecom will lead the way for companies in our two countries to work and grow together in the Asia-Pacific and Middle-East regions.”