His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani attended Wednesday the luncheon banquet hosted by the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Spain Dr. Pedro Sanchez in honor of His Highness the Amir and the accompanying delegation at the headquarters of the Government at the Palace of Moncloa.
Before the banquet, the Spanish Prime Minister welcomed His Highness the Amir, the accompanying delegation, and described his visit as historic, given it comes in the year in which the two countries celebrate the 50th anniversary of their diplomatic relations, pointing out that the state visit of His Highness to Spain reflects the interest that the Kingdom of Spain attaches to relations with Qatar. He expressed his admiration for the path that Qatar has taken in recent years under the rule of His Highness the Amir, wishing that the strategic relations between the two countries would develop to serve the two friendly peoples.
For his part, His Highness the Amir expressed his thanks to the Prime Minister for the warm reception and hospitality, and for the interest in developing the relations of the two countries, affirming that Qatar shares this interest with friends in Spain.
His Highness the Amir noted the friendly atmosphere that prevailed in the Qatari-Spanish talks during his visit, expressing his satisfaction that the two countries have signed a number of cooperation agreements and signed memoranda of understanding, which will contribute to the development of the growing cooperation between Qatar and Spain in the fields of education, economy, investment and energy.