Emir holds talks with Cyprus president

January 27, 2014 - 2:13:32 pm

DOHA: A round of official talks was initiatied at the Emiri Diwan office here on Monday between the State of Qatar led by HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani and the Republic of Cyprus under President Nicos Anastasiades .

A number of their excellencies the miniters attended the talks.

Whereas attending the talks on the Cypriot side were their excellencies members of the official accompanying delegation.

The two sides discussed relations between the two countries and means of bolstering and cementing them in all fields.

HH the Emir and the Cyprus President witnessed the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in education field.

A cooperation agreement in the legal field between the governments of Qatar and Cyprus and a MoU in energy field between the Qatari Ministry of Energy and Industry and the Cyprus Ministry of Energy, Industry and Tourism in addition to a MoU in cooperation in sea water, sea water desalination and the treatment of wastewater and re-using it between the governments of Qatar and Cyprus.

Then HH the Emir hosted a luncheon banquet in honour of the Cyprus President and the accompanying delegation.

The Cyprus President arrived at the Emiri Diwan premises minutes before the talks' start and was accorded a red-carpet welcoming reception ceremony.

President Nicos Anastasiades arrived in Doha earlier Sunday on a several-day official visit to Qatar. (QNA)