- Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif called on Emir of Qatar
- They discussed ways to strengthen bilateral cooperation
- Qatari Emir stressed on strengthening economic cooperation
DOHA: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday called on Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani during his visit to the Gulf nation.
They discussed a wide array of mutually beneficial issues and exchanged views to further strengthen the excellent cooperation between the two countries in diverse fields including in the economic and investment sectors.
During a meeting, the prime minister appreciated Qatar’s consistent support to the development projects in Pakistan and highlighted the vast opportunities of cooperation between the two countries.
The Emir of Qatar lauded the contributions of Pakistani manpower in his country’s development and especially referred to the role of Pakistani security forces during the FIFA Football World Cup 2022 hosted by Qatar
During the meeting, both leaders also discussed further cementing of bilateral cooperation, investment, trade and sending of further Pakistani skilled workers to Qatar.
The Qatari Emir welcomed the prime minister and reiterated his keen interest in strengthening the economic cooperation between Qatar and Pakistan.
He also reiterated his resolve to continue Qatar’s complete cooperation and support in the development and progress agenda of Pakistan. He accepted an invitation of the prime minister to visit Pakistan.
Earlier, the prime minister arrived in Qatar on a two-day official visit where he would participate in the 5th United Nations conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDCs).
The conference, being held from 5-9 March 2023, will consider steps for accelerating sustainable development in the Least Developed Countries, helping them make progress on the road to prosperity.
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