PM Imran Khan holds key meeting with Emir of Qatar

DOHA: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday met Qatari Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, at the Diwan-i-Amiri in Doha.

A formal welcoming ceremony was held in the honour of PM Khan at Amiri Diwan where he was received by Qatari Emir. Both the leaders held one-on-one meeting.

A formal welcoming ceremony in the honor of Prime Minister Imran Khan was held at Amiri Diwan in Doha on Tuesday.

Amir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani received the Prime Minister on reaching Amiri Diwan.

The Prime Minister was presented with a Guard of Honor by a smartly turned out contingent of Qatari armed forces.

National anthems of both the countries were played at the occasion.

Later, two sides had delegation level talks which were led by Prime Minister Imran Khan and Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.

During the delegation level meeting all issues of bilateral nature were discussed especially the strengthened economic and trade relations between the two countries.

Emir of Qatar also hosted a lunch for the Prime Minister and the members of his delegation.

Sources said, the two sides have agreed over compliance of the LNG agreement but a review of prices could be discussed.

They discussed the entire spectrum of bilateral ties and regional and international matters of mutual interest.

Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Finance Minister Asad Umar, Petroleum Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan, Adviser to PM Abdul Razak Dawood, Special Assistant to PM Syed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari, Chairman BOI Haroon Sharif, Chairperson Task Force on Energy Nadeem Babar, Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua and Ambassador of Pakistan to Qatar Syed Ahsan Raza Shah are accompanying the premier in the visit.

Earlier, Pakistan’s prime minister met his Qatari counterpart Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani in Doha on Monday and maters of mutual interest, bilateral relations, economic cooperation and other issues were discussed in the meeting.

PM Imran Khan has been in Doha on a two-day official visit to Qatar.