Hassad Food, which is owned by the Qatari Investment Authority, announced on Sunday that it had exported food for the first time since the start of the siege, Shehab.ps reported.
Mohamed Ben Badr Al-Sada, the executive head of the company, said in a statement that exporting food confirms the strength and stability of Qatar’s economy.
He said that a shipment of high quality dates was exported to India and confirmed that it was received by the importer on Friday. He did not mention the size or the cost of the shipment.
Hassad has several investments in Qatar, Australia, Pakistan and Oman and it may expand to invest in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas.
On 5 June Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt imposed a siege on Qatar over claims of supporting and funding terror.
These states imposed a comprehensive air, ground and sea boycott that resulted in a halt on the the movement of imports and exports.