Pak-Qatar ink 3 MoUs

PM, Amir of Qatar discuss entire gamut of bilateral ties

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ISLAMABAD
Ministerial delegations of Qatar and Pakistan headed by Emir of Qatar and Prime Minister Imran Khan respectively signed Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) over matters of mutual interest. Amir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani arrived in Pakistan at the Nur Khan air base this evening on an official two-day visit along with a high-powered delegation of Ministers. The Qatari Emir was received by the Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan upon arrival and was given a twenty-one cannon salute by the Pakistan Armed Forces. Pakistan and Qatar signed three MOUs for cooperation in the fields of trade, investment, tourism, and financial intelligence. Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination Dr. Fahmida Mirza and Secretary General of Qatar National Tourism Council Akbar Al Baker signed the MoU on cooperation in the fields of tourism and business events. Advisor on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood and Qatari Finance Minister Ali Shareef Al Emadi signed an agreement for the establishment of Pakistan-Qatar joint working group on trade and investment. The third MoU related to cooperation in the field of exchange of intelligence over finance, anti-money laundering and to check terror financing was also signed between the dignitaries of the Muslim countries, Prime Minister Imran Khan led the Pakistani delegation while Qatari side is headed by Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in delegation-level talks between both the countries. Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan held a one on one meeting with the Qatari Amir. Both the leaders covered the entire gamut of bilateral relations to enhance cooperation in diverse fields. Earlier, at the Prime Minister House, a smartly turned out contingent representing army, navy and air force presented Guard of Honor to the distinguished guest. Earlier, Amir of the State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Saturday was accorded a very warm welcome upon his arrival on a two-day visit to Pakistan.

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