Posted on July 22, 2016
The new headquarters of Qatar’s embassy in Brussels was inaugurated yesterday. The inauguration ceremony was attended by Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders, HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad al-Mureikhi along with a number of Belgian officials and high-level representatives of European institutions as well as Arab and foreign ambassadors accredited to Belgium and representatives of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO).
 
In a speech on the occasion, Reynders commended the depth of relations between his country and the State of Qatar and expressed his delight at the progress attained at the level of partnership. While lauding the visit of Belgian economic delegation headed by Princess Astrid to the State of Qatar in March 2015 and the magnitude of the business delegation that visited Qatar, he said that the mission contributed to strengthening the existing partnership between the two countries and opening prospects for other new partnerships.
 
The deputy prime minister and foreign minister of Belgium attributed the steady growth in bilateral relations to the importance attached by the two sides to these relationships, adding that the inauguration of this building reflects the progress of these relations. He pointed out that the new headquarters of the embassy of Qatar reaffirms Qatar’s commitment to a more effective and constructive cooperation with the Brussels-based international institutions as well as with all other actors operating in the capital of Europe.
 
HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad al-Mureikhi said that the value of this building is not only in its architecture but also in the consolidation of the concepts of development of relations between Belgium and Qatar.
 
source: Gulf Times

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