Eritrean President Arrives in Doha, Qatar

Asmara (HAN) March 4th, 2014 – President Isaias Afwerki of Eritrea is in his first working visit to the country after His royal highness Shiek Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani becomes the new Emir of Qatar.

On his arrival at Doha International Airport, the President and the accompanying delegation were welcomed by HE the Minister of Municipality and Urban Planning Sheikh Abdurrahman bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani and HE the Eritrean Ambassador to Qatar Ali Ibrahem Ahmad.
The two leaders were expected to discuss the agenda on bilateral relations besides on economic ties, investment and regional development.

At a meeting he conducted at the State House with the Amir of Qatar, Sheikh Temim Bin Hammed Bin Khelifa Al-Thani, the two sides held discussion focusing on bilateral ties, relations of partnership and issues of mutual interest.

President Isaias of Eritrea also met Sheikh Abdalla Bin Nasser Bin Khelifa Al-Thani, Chairman of the Qatari Ministerial Assembly and Minister of Internal Affairs, and exchanged views as regards fostering bilateral relations in the Middle East and the Horn of Africa.

The President would hold similar meetings with various Qatari Officials in the course of his stay in Qatar.

The Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, has ceded power to his son, Sheik Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani eight months ago.




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