Posted on January 17, 2011

Qatar's Public Prosecution signed on Sunday a program for bilateral cooperation with the public prosecution in the Russian Federation aimed at enhancing cooperation between the two sides.

After signing the program of cooperation with HE General Prosecutor Chaika Yuri Yakovlevich, Attorney- General Dr Ali bin Futais Al Marri, told journalists that the aim of signing this program is to consolidate relationship between the office of Attorney-General in Qatar and the office of Attorney-General in Russia.

The Program also aims at exchanging experiences in the areas of investigation and prosecution, and exchanging information on legislation and new laws in both countries as well as exchanging prosecutors between the Attorney General offices in the two countries, he said.

Al Marri said that Qatar has good relations with various countries around the world, including Russia, pointing out that the program of cooperation signed today would strengthen Russian-Qatari relations with to serve the common interests of both countries. Qatar is seeking pluralism, diversity and cooperation with various world countries and looking for cultural diversity in all its aspects, he said.

For his part, HE General Prosecutor stressed the importance of the bilateral cooperation program, adding that the program which aims to promote the exchange of experience between Qatar and Russia will strengthen friendly relations and cooperation between the two countries. He also noted that this program is the first of its kind fort Russia with one of GCC and Middle East countries. Workshops and meetings between experts from agencies and institutions of the two countries'' general prosecutions will be held in accordance with the signed program to exchange experiences.

The signing ceremony was attended by HE Russian Ambassador to Qatar Vladimir Titorenko and the delegation accompanying the Russian public Prosecutor.