HH The Amir and President of Turkey Chair Fifth Session of the Qatar - Turkey Supreme Strategic Committee
His Highness The Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and HE President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan chaired on Monday the Fifth session of the Qatar - Turkey Supreme Strategic Committee, that took place in the Amiri Diwan this afternoon.
The meeting dealt with the strong strategic ties in all fields, particularly political, trade partnerships, economic, and investment ties. That is in addition to energy affairs, manufacturing, industry, education, media, healthcare, tourism, and projects related to the hosting of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
The two sides also discussed their counter-terrorism efforts and exchanged views on the latest regional and international developments, particularly in Palestine, Syria, Yemen, and Iraq.
HH The Amir and HE the President of Turkey witnessed the signing of the joint final statement, and a number of agreements and memorandums of understanding (MoU) that included amending the currency-swap agreement signed between Qatar Central Bank and the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, the signing of an MoU in the field of urban planning between the Government of the State of Qatar and the Republic of Turkey, the signing of a declaration of intent between Qatar General Organization for Standards and Metrology (QS) and the Turkish Standards Institution (TSE), the signing of an agreement between the government of the State of Qatar and the government of the Republic of Turkey on cooperation in the joint manufacturing and technology fields, the signing of an MoU in the field of standards between the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) and TSE, an MoU between Qatar Financial Center and the financial office of the Presidency in Turkey, and the signing of an MoU between Qatar Investment Promotion Agency and the investment office at the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey.
The signing ceremony was attended by a number of their Excellencies the ministers, and on the Turkish side by members of the official delegation accompanying HE the President and ranking officials.