Qatar, India Establish Joint Commission

HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani met Monday with HE External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj.

During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations, ways of boosting them, developments of the Gulf crisis, Kuwaiti mediation efforts, as well as a number of regional and international issues of common concern.

Following the meeting, a joint declaration to establish the Joint Commission between the Government of the State of Qatar and the Government of the Republic of India was signed. It is headed by the Ministers for Foreign Affairs of the two countries.

HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani signed for Qatar, while it was signed for the Indian side by HE External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj.

The joint commission will be charged with the following tasks: formulating the required basis to strengthen the relations between the two countries particularly in the economic, commercial, cultural, scientific, technological, information technology and educational fields; following up the implementation of the agreements concluded between the two countries; finding suitable solutions for the resulting problems of the implementation thereof; facilitating the exchange of information and expertise, and encouraging bilateral consultation in service of cooperation between the two countries.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs