Amir: Qatar to open embassy in Prague

Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani during talks with President of the Czech Republic H E Milos Zeman at the presidential residence in Prague Castle, Prague, yesterday.

Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani during talks with President of the Czech Republic H E Milos Zeman at the presidential residence in Prague Castle, Prague, yesterday.

Prague: Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani affirmed that the Qatari-Czech relations are distinguished and have witnessed continuous growth and efforts in various fields, such as health, energy, and investment, expressing the two countries’ quest for further cooperation, and looking forward to the agreements signed yesterday being another motivation to achieve the aspirations of the two countries in this regard.

In joint press statements with  President of the Czech Republic H E Milos Zeman at the Presidential Palace in Prague Castle in Prague yesterday,  the Amir indicated that he had discussed with the President the development of economic relations, trade exchange, and joint investments, looking forward to working with His Excellency to increase and develop them.

H H the Amir also talked about the agreements that were signed with the Czech side, and discussed development of bilateral ties, pointing out that the Qatar-Czech joint committee will follow up on that.

Concerning the diplomatic relations between the two countries,  the Amir noted that relations between the two countries were established 32 years ago. In this regard, the Amir indicated that Qatar witnessed last month the opening of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Doha.

The Amir announced the intention of Qatar to open during the coming months resident embassy in Prague, which will move the bilateral relations between the two countries to a new stage of cooperation and partnership.

The Amir said he discussed with President Zeman matters concerning foreign policy, regional matters, and international situations, and in this aspect he affirmed the clear position of Qatar, which always calls for dialogue and diplomacy as the only means to resolve all disputes, by sitting at the negotiating table.

In his statements, the Amir pointed out that Qatar is on the verge of an important event next month, which is hosting the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. Amir expressed his welcome to all fans from all over the world. On this occasion, Amir expressed his welcome to  the Czech President and Czech football fans in Qatar.

The Amir concluded his statements by expressing his thanks to President Milos Zeman for the warm welcome words, expressing his happiness to be in the Czech Republic, on his  first official visit to this beautiful country.

The Czech President expressed his great happiness for His Highness’s visit to the Czech Republic and accepted the invitation, referring to the friendly meeting that took place yesterday, in addition to discussions on political and economic issues, which included the signing of an agreement on economic cooperation. He noted that the two countries will also sign an agreement to protect bilateral investments after the European Commission ratified the agreement.

He also pointed to the previously signed agreement between the two countries on avoiding double taxation.

The Czech President expressed his high appreciation for the friendship during the talks with His Highness, considering that he and the Amir laid a basis for long-term cooperation between the two countries.

The President concluded his statements by stressing that the discussions also dealt with the developments of the Ukrainian crisis, renewing his thanks to H H the Amir for accepting the invitation to visit the Czech Republic.

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