Eritrean President Arrives in Doha

President’s first visit since HH Shiek Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani becomes the new Emir
President’s first visit since HH Shiek Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani becomes the new Emir

By TesfaNews,

President Isaias Afwerki of Eritrea today arrived in Doha on his first working visit to the country after HH Shiek Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani becomes the new Emir.

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 are expected to discuss the agenda on bilateral relations besides on economic ties, investment and regional development.

HH Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, who was a great friend of Eritrea at all times, has ceded power to his son, Sheik Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani eight months ago.

Meeting between H.E President Isaias and Prime Minister & Minister of Interior of Qatar in Doha
Meeting between H.E President Isaias and Prime Minister & Minister of Interior of Qatar in Doha

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President Arrives in Doha for official Visit

 

(By Shabait, 02 March 2014) – President Isaias Afwerki today arrived in Doha city for an official visit.

On arrival at Doha International Airport, he was accorded warm reception accompanied by salute of the Guard of Honor.

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.

Moreover, President Isaias 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.

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

First official meeting between President Isaias and the new Emir of Qatar, Shiek Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani
First official meeting between President Isaias and the new Emir of Qatar, Shiek Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani in Doha

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