Guyana, Qatar sign agreements on economic, technical cooperation – Guyana Times
In a historic visit to Guyana’s shores, the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani touched down at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri, on Tuesday for a one-day visit.
In fact, the Emir, who arrived in Guyana at the invitation of President Ali, reaffirmed his country’s willingness to support Guyana’s road infrastructure redevelopment initiatives. During the Emir’s visit, the two leaders held bilateral discussions on mutual areas of interest after which their delegations joined for plenary discussions.
“Both leaders expressed their satisfaction with the existing friendly relations between Qatar and Guyana and recognised the potential to further strengthen cooperation in various fields, including trade, investment, energy, education, health, and culture.”
According to the communiqué, both leaders expressed confidence that this mission would increase the spotlight on bilateral relations between the two countries and help build bridges of cooperation and fraternity. According to them, it would also contribute to strengthening joint work in the bilateral framework, and within the framework of international cooperation.
Guyana and Qatar established bilateral relations in 1996. Qatar is among several Arab nations that have expressed interest in investing in Guyana. President Ali has, on multiple occasions, spoken about the tremendous growth in the relationship between Guyana and Qatar, especially in the promotion of peace, stability and sustainability.
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