Emir meets US leaders, discusses bilateral ties
April 13 2018 12:40 AM
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His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani meeting the Chairman of the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Bob Corker, ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Bob Menendez, and other members of the committee at the Congress in Washington on Wednesday.

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His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has met with a number of corporate executives, leaders and members of the US Congress and Senate.
He discussed with them means to develop the strategic Qatari-American ties as well as other regional and international matters of mutual interest.
The Emir met on Thursday afternoon with Mayor of Washington, DC Muriel Bowser.
During a working lunch, the Emir and the Mayor exchanged views on ways to strengthen co-operation in various vital fields, including enhancing investment opportunities to achieve mutual interests between the two friendly countries. 
The Emir also met on Thursday separately with with President and CEO of Occidental Petroleum Vicki Hollub and Chairman and CEO of Boeing Dennis Muilenburg.
The meetings reviewed the relations of co-operation and means of enhancing them.
Later, the Emir met West Virginia Governor Jim Justice and Senator Joe Manchin and their accompanying delegation.



His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani meets Dennis Muilenburg, Chairman and CEO of Boeing in Washington, DC on Thursday.

The meeting reviewed co-operation between Qatar and the United States. They also exchanged views on a number of issues of joint interest.
During the meeting with Paul Ryan, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives at the US Congress in Washington, the two leaders reviewed bilateral co-operation and the ways to enhance it. They also discussed regional and international developments, particularly Qatar and the United States' counter-terrorism efforts and cutting off its finance. The Speaker of the House expressed his thanks to the Emir for Qatar's effort in that regard through Al Udeid Air Base.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and the Emir reviewed bilateral relations and the ways to advance them. They also discussed regional and international affairs, led by developments in the Middle East.
The Emir met with Chairman of the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Bob Corker, ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Bob Menendez and a number of members of the committee.
The meeting focused on the strategic Qatari-American ties, and the means to develop them in a way that advances the interests of the two countries and their peoples.
They also exchanged views on a number of regional and international issues, particularly the developments of the GCC crisis and its implications on regional security. They also discussed the situation in Yemen and Syria.
Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi and the Emir reviewed ties between Qatar and the US, as well as the means to enhance them.
The meeting also focused on a number of issues of joint interest.
His Highness the Emir and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer during their meeting discussed ways to advance bilateral relations. They also reviewed regional and international developments, particularly those pertaining to the Middle East.
The meeting of the Emir with a number of members of the US Senate Committee on Armed Services reviewed bilateral relations and the means to enhance them, particularly in military, defence and security fields.
They exchanged views on the latest regional and international developments, particularly those related to countering terrorism and stopping its finance. The members praised the role Qatar plays in that regard through Al Udeid Air Base.
All the meetings were attended by a number of members of the official delegation accompanying the Emir.
The Emir is on a visit to the United States where he has met top American leaders including President Donald Trump. 

Last updated: April 13 2018 12:45 AM


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