DOHA: Amir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim ibn Hamad Al Thani has reiterated his strong resolve to continue supporting Pakistan in its development agenda.
He expressed this resolve while welcoming Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif during a meeting in Doha on Sunday.
The Amir also expressed Qatar’s “keen interest” in enhancing economic cooperation with Pakistan, PM Office Media Wing said in a press release.
They also exchanged views on bilateral interests and to further strengthen the ongoing cooperation between Pakistan and Qatar in all fields including trade and investment.
The Amir also commended the services of the Pakistani workforce in the development of Qatar, especially the performance of Pakistani security officials on the successful holding of the FIFA World Cup 2022.
PM Shehbaz acknowledged the continued Qatari support for the development projects in Pakistan. He highlighted vast opportunities for cooperation between the two countries.
PM Shehbaz invited Sheikh Tamim ibn Hamad Al Thani to visit Pakistan, which he “accepted with pleasure”.
Earlier, the prime minister arrived in Qatar on a two-day official visit where he would participate in the 5th United Nations conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDCs).
The conference, being held from 5-9 March 2023, will consider steps for accelerating sustainable development in the Least Developed Countries, helping them make progress on the road to prosperity.