The Italian embassy celebrated the 73rd Italian National Day at a programme held at the Marsa Malaz Kempinski, The Pearl-Doha, yesterday. Addressing the guests, ambassador of Italy to Qatar, Pasquale Salzano, highlighted the strong and growing bilateral relations between the two countries and said the ties are poised for a further leap in all fields. Picture shows HE the Minister of Justice Dr Issa Saad al-Jafali al-Nuaimi, HE the Minister of Commerce and Industry Ali bin Ahmed al-Kuwari, HE the Minister of State Dr Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kuwari, ambassador Ibrahim Fakroo, Director of the Protocol Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs joining ambassador Salzano in cutting a cake to mark the occasion.