HH The Amir and President of France Witness the Signing of Agreements and Memorandums of Cooperation
His Highness The Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and HE President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron witnessed the signing of a number of Agreements and memorandums of Cooperation between both countries.
HH The Amir and HE the President witnessed the signing of a letter of intent on fighting terrorism, which included a road map on strengthening the cooperation between Qatar and France to fight terrorism and its financing, and combat extremism.
They also witnessed the signing of a letter of intent to cooperate in the defense field between the Qatari and French Ministries of Defense, the seventh executive program in the field of education and higher education for the cultural and artistic cooperation agreement, a memorandum of understanding between Qatar National Library and National Library of France, a cooperation agreement between Qatar Airways and Airbus Group, and a cooperation agreement between Public Works Authority (Ashghal) and French waste and water management group (Suez).
In addition, they witnessed the signing of a memorandum of commitment and mutual cooperation to provide services for Qatar metro and Lusail tram between Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail) and an alliance of French national railway corporation (SNCF) and autonomous operator of Parisian transports (RATP).
HH The Amir and HE the President also witnessed the signing of a letter of agreement for cooperation between the Qatari Ministry of Defense and Dassault Aviation Group as well as a letter of intent on cooperation between the State of Qatar's Ministry of Defense and Nexter company for ground defenses.
HH The Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani attended the signing along with a number of Their Excellencies the ministers.
On the French side, a number of Their Excellencies the ministers and senior officials accompanying HE the President were present.