PM Sharif meets Ambassador Al-Sani of Qatar; Discussed broadening ties between Pakistan and Qatar
Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Friday held a meeting with Sheikh Saud bin Abdul Rehman Al-Sani, Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Pakistan.
In a meeting with the Prime Minister of Pakistan, the Ambassador of Qatar to Pakistan has given a special message to the Prime Minister with the best wishes of the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has congratulated Qatar for hosting the most successful FIFA World Cup in history and also appreciated the important role played by Pakistan’s security forces in providing security during the entire FIFA World Cup. ,
Pointing to the longstanding and fraternal ties between the two countries, the Prime Minister highlighted the importance of turning these ties into a solid economic partnership.
However, while reaffirming his commitment to work to further broaden and diversify bilateral cooperation, PM Sharif stressed the importance of trade, investment, energy sectors and workforce in this regard.
Notably, after the 2022 floods in Pakistan, Qatar has established an air bridge with the Qatari Emir Air Force and sent immediate aid to Pakistan, including food, tents and hygiene kits.
In addition, during the COVID-19 global pandemic, Qatar has provided immediate medical assistance to Pakistan including testing kits, oxygen equipment as well as food.
Qatar is a country in the Gulf region with a large population of Pakistanis. Relations between Pakistan and Qatar are based on shared beliefs and values. The two countries share bilateral and close cooperation on regional and global matters of mutual interest.
Furthermore, since the beginning of diplomatic relations in the early seventies, relations between the State of Qatar and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan have been strong and deepened in various fields, and these relations have been strengthened by mutual visits at the highest level, which During the visit a large number of agreements were signed in important areas of politics, economy, trade exchange, investment, culture, education and many more.