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Sultan Haitham bin Tariq presented the Amir with the Civil Order of Oman, First Class, the highest O
Sultan Haitham bin Tariq presented the Amir with the Civil Order of Oman, First Class, the highest Omani decoration

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His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and Sultan Haitham bin Tariq of the Sultanate of Oman held Monday an official talks session at the Amiri Diwan.
At the outset of the meeting, the Amir welcomed the Sultan and the accompanying delegation, wishing His Majesty a good stay and for bilateral ties further growth and development in all fields, expressing hope that the visit can contribute to strengthening bilateral ties to realise the ambitions and interests of the two peoples.


 Sultan Haitham bin Tariq, accompanied by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, being accorded ceremonial reception


 Sultan Haitham bin Tariq, accompanied by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, inspects guard of honour


His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani presents Sultan Haitham bin Tariq with the Sword of the Founder Sheikh Jassim bin Mohammed bin Thani

For his part, the Sultan expressed his thanks to the Amir for the good reception and generous hospitality. The Sultan added that he looks forward to enhancing co-operation ties to realise joint aspirations and advance the interests of the two countries and peoples.
The session dealt with reviewing bilateral relations and the means to enhance them, particularly in the political, economic, investment, tourism, and transport fields. The session also dealt with exchanging views on enhancing joint GCC work to enhance the region's stability and security.



His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani  Sultan Haitham bin Tariq hold official talks

His Highness the Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani, His Highness the Personal Representative of the Amir Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad al-Thani, HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz al-Thani, and a number of ministers also attended the meeting.






Agreements are being signed

On the Omani side, it was attended by the Deputy Prime Minister for Defence Affairs Shihab bin Tarek al-Said, and members of the official delegation.
The Amir and the Sultan also held a bilateral meeting to exchange views on a number of regional and international issues as well as the latest developments.
The Sultan was accorded an official reception upon arrival at the Amiri Diwan.
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani presented Sultan Haitham bin Tariq with the Sword of the Founder Sheikh Jassim bin Mohammed bin Thani, reflecting the fraternal ties between the people of Qatar and Oman, and the Amir's appreciation of the Sultan.
The Sword of the Founder is the highest national decoration, presented to kings, princes and heads of state.
The Sultan also presented the Amir with the Civil Order of Oman, First Class, in appreciation of the Amir and a reflection of the strength of ties between the people of Qatar and Oman.
The Civil Order of Oman is the highest Omani decoration, presented to kings and heads of state of countries with distinguished ties with Oman. It is also presented to very important persons that have the Sultan's utmost appreciation.
The exchange of decorations was attended by the Deputy Amir , the Personal Representative of the Amir , the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and a number of ministers.
On the Omani side, it was attended by the Deputy Prime Minister for Defence Affairs and members of the official delegation.
His Highness the Amir and Sultan Haitham bin Tariq witnessed at the Amiri Diwan the signing of a number of agreements between the governments of the two countries.
The Amir and the Sultan witnessed the signing of an agreement on military cooperation that aims to enhance bilateral military cooperation, and agreement on avoiding double taxation and evasion of income taxes and capital levies, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of labour and developing human resources, a cooperation agreement in the investment field between Qatar Investment Authority and Oman Investment Authority, a cooperation agreement in the field of tourism and hospitality, an agreement in the field of maritime transport and ports.
The signing ceremony was attended by the Deputy Amir , the Personal Representative of the Amir , the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and a number of ministers.
On the Omani side, it was attended by the Deputy Prime Minister for Defence Affairs and members of the official delegation.
His Highness the Amir hosted a luncheon banquet at the Amiri Diwan in honour of the Sultan of Oman, and the delegation accompanying him.
The banquet was attended by the Deputy Amir, the Personal Representative of the Amir, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa al-Thani, HE Sheikh Jassim bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior , HE the Speaker of the Shura Council Hassan bin Abdullah al-Ghanim and a number of Sheikhs, ministers and dignitaries.
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani led the well-wishers to welcome Sultan Haitham bin Tariq upon his arrival on Monday at Doha International Airport on a two-day state visit to the country. The Sultan is accompanied by an official delegation.
The Deputy Amir , the Personal Representative of the Amir and a number of Sheikhs and ministers were also present to welcome the Sultan of Oman.
Also on hand to welcome the Sultan were HE Ambassador of Qatar to Oman Sheikh Jassim bin Abdulrahman bin Mohammed al-Thani and Omani Ambassador to Qatar Najib bin Yahya al-Balushi.
The Sultan is accompanied by the Deputy Prime Minister for Defence Affairs Sayyid Shihab bin Tarik al-Said and a number of ministers.

Last updated: November 22 2021 11:13 PM


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