HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani held a session of official talks with the visiting Lebanese President General Michel Aoun at the Emiri Diwan yesterday.
The talks were attended by HH the Deputy Emir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani, HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, and a number of ministers.
On the Lebanese side the talks were attended by members of the official delegation accompanying President Aoun.
During the session, regional and international issues, including the developments in the Middle East, were discussed.
They also reviewed bilateral relations between Qatar and Lebanon and ways of enhancing them in all fields.
The two sides agreed to activate the higher joint committee between the two countries, and to promote economic and investment co-operation for the benefit of both sides.
Earlier, on arrival the Lebanese President was accorded an official reception ceremony at the Emiri Diwan.
Following the official talks, HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani hosted a luncheon banquet in honour of President Michel Aoun and the delegation accompanying him.
The banquet was attended by HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani and several ministers.
President Michel Aoun arrived earlier yesterday in Doha on a two-day official visit to Qatar.
President Aoun and his accompanying delegation were welcomed at Hamad International Airport by HE the Minister of Finance Ali Sherif al-Emadi, Qatar’s ambassador to Lebanon Ali bin Hamad al-Marri and Lebanon’s ambassador to Qatar Hassan Qassim Najem.
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