15 June 2023

HH the Amir Holds Talks Session with Iraqi Prime Minister

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Baghdad, June 15 (QNA) - HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani and HE Prime Minister of the brotherly Republic of Iraq Mohammed Shia Al Sudani, held an official talks session at the Prime Minister's Headquarters in the Republic of Iraq today.

During the talks, they discussed the strong fraternal relations between the two brotherly countries and ways of supporting and enhancing them in various fields, especially in the fields of economy, commerce, investment, energy, and transportation. In this regard, HH the Amir expressed the intention of the State of Qatar to invest $5 billion in a number of sectors in Iraq in the coming years.

The talks also discussed the most important regional and international developments, particularly developments of events in the region.

Afterwards, HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani and HE Prime Minister of the Republic of Iraq Mohammed Shia Al Sudani witnessed the signing of the air transport services agreement between the governments of the two countries, the maritime transport agreement between the governments of the two countries, the signing of a joint declaration of intent between the State of Qatar and the Republic of Iraq, and a memorandum of understanding on canceling travel visa requirements for holders of diplomatic passports between the governments of the two countries.
On the sidelines of the visit, a number of agreements and memorandums of understanding were signed by representatives of the private sector between the two sides in the fields of infrastructure, tourism and health.

The talks session and the signing ceremony were attended by HE Chief of the Amiri Diwan Sheikh Saoud Bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, HE Head of the State Security Service Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Khulaifi, HE Minister of Transport Jassim bin Saif Al Sulaiti, HE Minister of State for Energy Affairs Saad bin Sherida Al Kaabi, and HE Minister of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr. Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Al Khulaifi, and a number of senior officials who are members of the delegation accompanying HH the Amir.

It was attended from the Iraqi side by HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Planning Dr. Muhammad Ali Tamim, HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Fouad Hussein, HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Oil Eng. Hayyan Abdul Ghanni, HE Minister of Interior Abd Al Amir Al Shammari, HE Minister of Transport Razak Muhibis, HE Minister of Trade Atheer Daoud, and a number of senior Iraqi officials.

HH the Amir and the Iraqi Prime Minister held a bilateral meeting in which they dealt with the overall cooperation relations between the two brotherly countries, in addition to discussing a number of issues of mutual interest.

The Iraqi Prime Minister held a dinner banquet in honor of HH the Amir and the accompanying delegation.

An official reception ceremony was held for HH upon his arrival at the Prime Minister's headquarters. (QNA)



Keywords

General, Qatar , HH the Amir, Visits abroad
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