*Several agreements and MoU signed to enhance bilateral ties
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani held a session of official talks with Ghana's President, Nana Akufo-Addo, at the Amiri Diwan on Tuesday.
At the beginning of the session, the Amir welcomed the president and his accompanying delegation, wishing them a pleasant stay and hoping that the visit would enhance the common interests of the two countries and contribute to opening new horizons for the development of relations between them in various fields.
The Ghanaian president expressed his thanks and appreciation to His Highness the Amir for the warm welcome and hospitality, noting the importance of the strong relations between the two countries, which "this visit will further support and develop".
The talks dealt with enhancing bilateral co-operation between the two countries, especially in the fields of investment in agriculture, tourism, infrastructure and education. The two sides also exchanged views on a number of issues of common concern.
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo witness the signing of an agreement between the governments of Qatar and Ghana at the Amiri Diwan.
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo, at the official reception ceremony at the Amiri Diwan
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani holding meeting the Ghanaian delegation headed by President, Nana Akufo-Addo, at the Amiri Diwan
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani meeting the members of the delegation accompanying Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo at the Amiri Diwan.
His Highness the Amir and the president witnessed the signing of co-operation agreements and two memorandums of understanding between the governments of the two countries, including an agreement on the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to income tax, an agreement on the regulation of the employment of labour from Ghana in Qatar, an agreement on the cancellation of visa requirements for holders of diplomatic and private passports, a memorandum of understanding on consultations on issues of common interest between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Qatar and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration of the Republic of Ghana, and a memorandum of understanding between the Qatar Chamber and the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The talks and the signing ceremony were attended by a number of ministers.
On the Ghanaian side, they were attended by members of the official delegation accompanying the President.
Earlier, the President of Ghana was accorded an official reception upon his arrival at the Amiri Diwan.
The Amir hosted a luncheon banquet in honour of Nana Akufo-Addo.
The banquet was attended by a number of ministers.
Nana Akufo-Addo left Doha Tuesday after the official visit.
The Ghanaian president and the delegation accompanying him were seen off upon departure from Hamad International Airport by HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad al-Muraikhi, Qatar's ambassador to Ghana Mohamed bin Ahmed al-Humaid, and Ghana's ambassador to Qatar Emmanuel Enos.
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