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Posted On: 20 November 2018 05:44 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:19 pm

H.H. the Amir arrives in Zagreb on two-day visit

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Amir H H Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani Arrives At The Zagreb International Airport Yesterday Evening

Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani arrived yesterday evening in Zagreb for a two-day state visit to Republic of Croatia.

H H the Amir and the accompanying delegation were welcomed upon arrival at the International Zagreb Airport Franjo Tudman by Croatian President’s Adviser for Foreign Affairs Dario Mihelin, Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Croatia, Nasser bin Hamad Mubarak Al Khalifa, Croatia’s Ambassador to Qatar, Croatia’s Assistant Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Ivana Zivkovic, and members of the Qatari Embassy in Zagreb.

H H the Amir began the official visit yesterday to the Republic of Croatia followed by the Italian Republic, at the invitation of Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic and Italian President Sergio Mattarella.

H H the Amir is expected to discuss with the leaders and senior officials of both countries the ways to boost and develop the bilateral relations between both countries in various fields, as well as a number of topics of mutual interest. A number of agreements and memoranda of understanding for different fields in both countries.

Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani arrived yesterday in Zagreb for a two-day state visit to Republic of Croatia.H H the Amir and the accompanying delegation were welcomed upon arrival at the International Zagreb Airport Franjo Tudman by the Croatian President’s Adviser for Foreign Affairs, Dario Mihelin; the Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Croatia, Nasser bin Hamad Mubarak Al Khalifa; the Croatia’s Ambassador to the State of Qatar, Croatia’s Assistant Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Ivana Zivkovic; and members of the Qatari Embassy in Zagreb.

Qatar and Croatia have growing, unique strategic relations, which are continuously developing in all fields especially trade, economy and investment. Diplomatic relations between the two states were establish in December 1992 and the Qatari Embassy in Zagreb was inaugurated in early 2013, after the opening of Croatia’s Embassy in Doha end of 2012, as its first embassy in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, in April 2017 paid an official visit to Qatar where she discussed with H H the Amir promoting the relations between both countries especially in the political, economic, investment and environment field.

At the end of the discussion, the President awarded H H the Amir with Grand Order of King Tomislav with Sash and Great Morning Star, which is the highest state order of Croatia.

In 2009, Father Amir H H Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani and H H Sheikha Moza bint Nasser paid an official state visit to the Republic of Croatia.

In 2004, Former President of Croatia Stjepan Mesic visited Qatar for the first time and in 2008 visited it for the second time. In November 2012, Former President of Croatia Ivo Josipovic visited Qatar.

In February 2016, Prime Minister of Croatia Andrej Plenkovic visited Qatar.

Source: https://www.thepeninsulaqatar....