State Secretary Parízek Receives the Ambassador of the State of Qatar

State Secretary Parízek Receives the Ambassador of the State of Qatar

4.2.2020 | Oznamy a upozornenia pred cestovaním |

State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Lukáš Parízek received the new Ambassador of the State of Qatar Sultan bin Salmeen Al Mansouri seated in Vienna on the occasion of the Ambassador’s presenting copies of his credentials. During the talks they discussed the current state of bilateral relations in politics and trade-and-commerce. They agreed on the need to finalize the building of a bilateral legal and contractual basis in the interest of creating suitable conditions for developing trade and investment cooperation.  Parízek stated that “Slovakia is interested in the development of regular foreign and political dialogue with Qatar and the realization of mutually advantageous projects in the economic sphere, and especially in tourism, health care and the spa industry”.

They also discussed the political and security situation in the Middle East, including the Persian Gulf.  The State Secretary expressed his appreciation for the efforts made by Qatar, the objective of which is to restore the regional cooperation in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).  The two diplomats agreed that the international community must continue to pay sufficient attention to the developments in the Middle East in the interest of stabilization and the de-escalation of tensions. 

In the end Parízek wished the Ambassador of Qatar every success in meeting the objectives of his diplomatic mission in the Slovak Republic.