Qatar’s State Minister for Defense Affairs Visits Turkey

QNA11.02.2016 Qatar
Qatar’s State Minister for Defense Affairs Visits Turkey

Qatar’s State Minister for Defense Affairs Visits Turkey

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Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Tuesday met Qatar’s Minister of State for Defense Affairs Dr. Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah, Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.

The meeting touched on bilateral relations between the two fraternal countries and means of boosting and developing them in the military cooperation areas in addition to the latest developments on the regional and international fronts.

Turkish Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz attended the meeting along with Qatar’s Ambassador to Turkey Salem bin Mubarak Al-Shafi and the delegation accompanying the Minister of State for Defense Affairs.

The Qatari Minister also visited the detachment of Qatar Emiri Air Forces at the Incirlik Air Base in the Turkish province of Adana. He met with all the detachment’s officers and privates and conveyed to them greetings of HH the Emir and Commander- in-Chief of Qatar Armed Forces Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani. He congratulated and thanked them and praised their honorable performance.

Afterwards, Commander of the Qatar Emiri Air Forces Detachment Colonel (Group Captain) Khalid Abdullah Ghurab Al-Marri thanked Dr. Khalid bin Mohammed Al-Attiyah for the visit, confirming that it had had an extremely positive effect.

During the visit, the Minister of State for Defense Affairs was accompanied by Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the Republic of Turkey Salim bin Mubarak Al-Shafi and a number of senior Qatar Armed Forces officers.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister of Pakistan Mohammed Nawaz Sharif arrived in Doha Wednesday on a two-day official visit to Qatar.

Upon arrival, the Pakistani Premier and his accompanying delegation were welcomed at Hamad International Airport by Qatar’s Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani.



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