Doha, – HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani and HE President of the Republic of Turkiye Recep Tayyip Erdogan co-chaired the meeting of the 9th session of the Qatari-Turkish Supreme Strategic Committee at Lusail Palace on Monday.
At the outset of the meeting, HH the Amir welcomed HE the President of the Republic of Turkiye, and the accompanying delegation, wishing them a pleasant stay in Qatar and for the strategic relations between the two countries to further grow and develop in various fields to meet the aspiration of the two fraternal peoples. HH the Amir praised the level of the Qatari-Turkish cooperation in vital fields, particularly in the investment sectors, trade exchange, tourism, and culture.
In turn, HE the President of the Republic of Turkiye thanked HH the Amir for the warm reception and generous hospitality, looking forward for the discussions with HH the Amir to contribute to strengthening and developing strategic cooperation between Qatar and Turkiye. His Excellency hoped that the discussions would push the strategic relations between the two countries to broader horizons.
During the session, bilateral relations and ways to strengthen and develop them in various fields were discussed, in addition to discussing key regional and international issues and developments, especially the latest developments in Gaza and the occupied Palestinian territories.
The session was attended by HE Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani, HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defense Affairs Dr. Khalid bin Mohammed Al Attiyah, HE Chief of the Amiri Diwan Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, HE Head of the State Security Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Khulaifi, HE Minister of Finance Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari, HE Minister of State for Energy Affairs Eng. Saad bin Sherida Al Kaabi, HE Minister of Commerce and Industry Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Qassim Al-Thani, HE Minister of Culture Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Hamad Al-Thani, HE Minister of Labour Dr. Ali bin Saeed bin Samikh Al Marri, HE Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohammed bin Ali Al Mannai, HE Minister of Social Development and Family Maryam bint Ali bin Nasser Al Misnad, HE Minister of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr. Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Al Khulaifi, and a number of Their Excellencies senior officials.
On the Turkish side, it was attended by HE Minister of Foreign Affairs Hakan Fidan, HE Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Alparslan Bayraktar, HE Minister of Treasury and Finance Mehmet Simsek, HE Minister of National Defense Yasar Guler, HE Minister of Industry and Technology Mehmet Fatih Kacir, HE Minister of Trade Omer Bolat, HE Deputy Chairman of Justice and Development Party Omer Celik, and a number of Their Excellencies Ministers and senior officials.
Prior to the meeting, HH the Amir and HE the President held a bilateral meeting during which they exchanged opinions and viewpoints on a number of issues of common concern.
HH the Amir hosted a luncheon banquet in honor of HE the President of the Republic of Turkiye and the accompanying delegation.
HE the President of the Republic of Turkiye was accorded an official reception ceremony upon his arrival at the Lusail Palace.
Source: Qatar News Agency