His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani will meet Sunday Chancellor of the friendly Federal Republic of Germany Olaf Scholz, who will arrive on an official visit to Qatar. His Highnes the Amir and the German chancellor will discuss bilateral relations and ways to support and strengthen them in various fields, in addition to the most prominent regional and international developments of mutual interest.
The visit of the German Chancellor reflects the strong and distinguished relations between Qatar and the Federal Republic of Germany, and the keenness of the leaders of both countries to develop and push forward the bilateral cooperation and partnership to new horizons in various fields, in order to serve the common interests of the two friendly countries, the official Qatar News Agency (QNA) said.
Qatar and Germany enjoy strong and deep-rooted friendship and partnership based on mutual trust and common interests. This relationship has been spanning decades of cooperation in the political, economic, trade and investment fields, and there is an ongoing dialogue and continuous consultation between the two sides on political coordination regarding regional issues as well as hot international files.
Also the two countries are linked by several economic agreements and memorandums of understanding, most notably the Agreement on Mutual Promotion and Protection of Investments, agreements in the fields of industry, trade, health, culture, sports, archaeology, solar energy, civil aviation and air transport, and the agreement to establish a joint committee for commercial, economic and technical cooperation, which has organised many sessions over the past years.
During His Highness the Amir's visit to Germany in May, the two countries signed a joint declaration of intent to strengthen the joint cooperation in the field of energy. This partnership is expected to promote diversification in Germany's energy supply through LNG imports from Qatar, while facilitating bilateral cooperation in hydrogen and renewable energies.
Germany is a strategic partner of Qatar and an important destination for Qatari investments which amounted to about 25bn euros. These investments include vital projects in the automotive, information technology and banking sectors.
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