Prime Minister Conte meets with the Emir of the State of Qatar

20 Novembre 2018

Today, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte met with the Emir of the State of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, at Villa Pamphilj. The meeting confirmed the excellent relations between the two Countries in a phase in which Doha sees Italy as an important long-term partner and ally in which to invest with a strategic vision. High on the agenda of the fruitful meeting was further strengthening and diversifying bilateral trade on the basis of an ever-stronger technological and commercial relationship and of a cultural and research cooperation plan. The Prime Minister and the Emir also discussed the common challenges in the Middle East area and the need for dialogue between all the parties involved. On the sidelines of the meeting, five Protocols of Understanding were signed with the State of Qatar in the sector of sports and youth policies, health, food security and inter-university cooperation.