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His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and Pakistan Primer Minister Imran Khan hold d
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and Pakistan Primer Minister Imran Khan hold discussions.

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*Amir, Imran Khan hold talks; witness signing of MoUs

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan held official talks in Islamabad on Saturday.
At the outset of the session, the Pakistani Prime Minister greeted the Amir, expressing hope that his visit would contribute to cementing and developing the friendly relations between the two countries. He noted that the great successes Qatar has achieved in different fields will be conducive to further joint cooperation.
In turn, His Highness the Amir expressed happiness to visit Pakistan and also voiced confidence that the visit would constitute a platform for strategic cooperation to serve the interests of the two brotherly peoples.
During the meeting, the two sides discussed aspects of enhancing relations in various fields, especially in economy, trade, investment, energy, tourism, education and other fields.


His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani holds discussions with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan

They also discussed the latest regional and international developments, especially the current situation in the Middle East and the increasing escalation in the Gulf region.
The session was attended by members of the official delegation accompanying the Amir.
On the Pakistani side it was attended by a number of ministers and senior officials. 
His Highness the Amir and Imran Khan discussed bilateral ties between the two countries and means to promote and develop them in different spheres.
The meeting, which was held at the headquarters of the prime ministry, discussed a number of regional and international issues of common concern. 
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and Pakistan Primer Minister Imran Khan Saturday witnessed the signing of a number of memoranda of understanding (MoUs) between the two countries' governments.






His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan witness the signing of agreements in Islamabad

They witnessed the signing of an MoU, between Qatar's Ministry of Commerce and Industry and Pakistan's Ministry of Commerce and Textile Industry, on the establishment of Qatari-Pakistani Joint Working Group on Trade and Investment, in addition to an MoU for cooperation in the fields of tourism and business activities.
The Amir and the prime minister also witnessed the signing of a memorandum of understanding for exchange of financial investigations related to money laundering, related original crime and the financing of terrorism between the Financial Information Unit of Qatar and the Financial Control Unit of Pakistan. The MoU aims to enhance cooperation between the two bodies to effectively reduce and combat money laundering and terrorist financing.
The signing ceremony was attended by members of the official delegation accompanying the Amir.
On the Pakistani side it was attended by a number of ministers and senior officials.
His Highness the Amir attended Saturday a dinner banquet hosted by Imran Khan in his honour at the headquarter of Pakistan's Prime Ministry. The banquet was attended by members of the delegation accompanying the Amir and a number of Pakistani ministers and senior officials. 
Upon arrival at the headquarter of the prime minister's office, the Amir was accorded an official reception. The Amir inspected the Pakistani guard of honour.
JF 17 fighter jets also flew as part of the reception ceremony.
The Amir then planted a pine tree in the garden to express the strength of the relations between the two countries and the two brotherly peoples. 
His Highness the Amir arrived in Islamabad Saturday evening on a two-day state visit to Pakistan.
The Amir and the accompanying delegation were welcomed at the Noor Khan Air Base by Imran Khan.
Also present at the airport to greet the Amir were Minister of Foreign Affairs Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Special Adviser to the Prime Minister for Foreign Affairs Zulfi Bukhari, as well as a number of senior officials, Qatar's Ambassador to Pakistan Saqr bin Mubarak al- Mansouri, Pakistan's Ambassador to Qatar Syed Ahsan Raza Shah and members of the Qatari Embassy.
The artillery fired 21 rounds upon the arrival of the Amir on the state visit to Pakistan.

Last updated: June 23 2019 01:31 AM


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