Qatari emir meets with Saudi minister; seeks to boost bilateral ties

Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad met on Thursday with Saudi Arabia’s Minister of State Prince Turki Bin Mohammed Bin Fahd; who is also a member of the Cabinet; in his office at the Sea Palace here.

At the outset of the meeting; Prince Turki Bin Mohammed conveyed to the Qatari emir greetings of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and Crown Prince Muhammed Bin Salman; and their wishes for the emir and the people of Qatar continued progress and prosperity.

For his part; Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad also extended his greetings and appreciation to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and the Crown Prince and his wishes; for their good health and the people of the Kingdom continued progress and prosperity.

During the meeting; issues of common interest were in review; the Saudi Press Agency reported.

They also discussed ways of enhancing and also developing bilateral relations in various fields.

The meeting was attended by Qatar’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Muhammad Bin Abdulrahman; and head of the Emiri Diwan Sheikh Saud Bin Abdulrahman.

Earlier in the day; Prince Turki Bin Mohammed and his accompanying delegation were also received at the Doha airport by the Qatari foreign minister and Acting Chargé d’Affairs at Saudi Arabia’s Embassy in Qatar Ali Bin Saad Al-Qahtani.