Emir invites Iraqi Premier to visit Qatar
22 May 2017 - 23:44
Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has sent a written message to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Iraq Dr Haider Al Abadi, inviting to visit the State of Qatar.
The message was delivered by the Minister of Foreign Affairs H E Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani during a meeting with the Iraqi Prime Minister yesterday.
The Foreign Minister conveyed the greetings of the Emir to the Iraqi Prime Minister.
For his part, Dr Haider Al Abadi entrusted the Foreign Minister to convey his greetings to the Emir, wishing him good health and happiness and the Qatari people progress, development, and prosperity.
The Prime Minister of Iraq expressed his thanks and appreciation for the kind invitation of the Emir and promised to accept it in the coming period.
The two sides also discussed relations between the two brotherly countries and means of enhancing them in various fields.
They stressed, on the basis of the ties of brotherhood and historical brotherly relations between the two brotherly countries, to remove all that would disturb the relations between them and look forward to the future, not to think of the past and open a new page in the relations between the two brotherly countries.
The Iraqi Prime Minister expressed appreciation for Qatar's decision to reopen the Qatari embassy in the Iraqi capital Baghdad soon.
For his part, the Foreign Minister said that "his visit to Baghdad reflects close and well established brotherly relations between the State of Qatar and the Republic of Iraq ."
He expressed Qatar's deep thanks to the Iraqi Prime Minister for the efforts exerted by the Iraqi government in the final stages of releasing the Qatari nationals and their accomplices and securing their release until they reached Baghdad airport and returned safely to Qatar.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani reiterated Qatar's continued support of the brotherly Republic of Iraq in all its actions in order to maintain Iraq's territorial integrity and people and to achieve full control over the country and eliminate terrorist groups and armed militias.