*Ways to develop bilateral ties, Gulf crisis, Palestine, Libya figure prominently in discussions
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and Italian President Sergio Mattarella held a session of official talks at the presidential palace in Rome yesterday.
The session dealt with the close bilateral relations and the means of developing co-operation between the two countries to broader and more comprehensive horizons, especially in investment, education and health, to serve the interests of the two countries and the two friendly peoples.
A number of regional and international issues were discussed, including the Gulf crisis, which both sides emphasised the need to settle through dialogue and diplomatic means, in addition to the developments in Palestine and Libya.
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and Italian President Sergio Mattarella chairing official talks between Qatar and Italy in Rome
The meeting was attended by the members of the official delegation accompanying the Amir.
On the Italian side, it was attended by a number of ministers.
His Highness the Amir arrived in Rome yesterday evening for a two-day state visit.
He was welcomed upon arrival at the Fiumicino Airport by Minister for Parliamentary Relations and Direct Democracy Riccardo Fraccaro, Qatar’s ambassador to Italy Abdulaziz bin Ahmed al-Malki, Italian ambassador Pasquale Salzano and members of the Qatari embassy and consulate.
The Amir is accompanied by an official delegation.
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and Italian President Sergio Mattarella at the presidential palace (The Quirinale) in Rome
His Highness the Amir met with the President of the Italian Senate, Maria Elisabetta Casellati, and a number of Italian senators in Rome yesterday. The meeting discussed bilateral relations and means to further develop them. The two sides also exchanged views on current regional and international developments. The meeting was attended by Their Excellencies members of the accompanying official delegation.Last updated: November 20 2018 01:26 AM