“We are honored to partner with Al-Mesned International Holding to further introduce Qatar to our unique experience of creating change in governments, as well as businesses, with a strategic approach and data-driven technology,” said Marek Helm, General Manager of the GCC and Africa at Nortal.
Nortal has been operating in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region since 2008 with government portal, Hukoomi in Qatar one of the first projects delivered.
Since then, Nortal has completed many prominent and high-impact projects in the GCC, including the renowned business e-portal Invest Easy for Oman. Invest Easy was named among the top five best government-to-business (G2B) solutions in the world by reputable Global Enterprise Registration (GER.co) rating.
Nortal has signed a cooperation agreement with Al-Mesned International Holding to further introduce Nortal’s unique experience in digital transformations in Qatar.
Currently, the company is developing a holistic technical solution to implement Value Added Tax (VAT) in Oman. This implementation is part of an initiative by the GCC to introduce VAT in all member states. Nortal has been selected by Oman to provide the necessary technical solutions and establish the infrastructure for the implementation of effective tax collection.
Al-Mesned International Holding operates globally and is headquartered in Doha, State of Qatar. The company’s business investments are in the fields of engineering, construction, infrastructure, media, sports industry, advertising and events management, real estate, transportation, heavy lifting and logistics, procurement and supply chain, freight forwarding, shipping and customs clearance, commodity trading and much more.
Marek Helm, the Head of Public Finance Advisory and Change Management at Nortal, is a true opinion leader who has introduced tangible change and improvements in several countries. He was the Director General of the Estonian Tax and Customs Board for six years. During that time, the organization became one of the most trusted government organizations in Estonia, VAT fraud was almost eliminated and the OECD ranked it within the TOP 3 most efficient tax organizations. To go into more detail about how governments can digitize tax authorities and boost economy, get in touch with him via email.