Emir, Saudi King review Gaza

August 02, 2014 - 1:40:29 am

Doha: The Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani yesterday held telephone talks with the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia.

They discussed means of developing relations, developments in Gaza and efforts being exerted to halt the Israeli aggression and help the brotherly Palestinian people.  

Swiss President congratulated

Doha: The Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani yesterday sent a cable of congratulations to the President of the Swiss Confederation Didier Burkhalter on his country’s National Day.

The Prime Minister and Interior Minister H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani sent a similar cable.

Greetings sent to Benin President 

Doha: The Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani yesterday sent a cable of congratulations to the President of Benin Yayi Boni on his country’s Independence Day.

The Prime Minister and Interior Minister H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani sent a similar cable.

FM gets call from Italian counterpart

Doha: The Foreign Minister H E Dr Khalid bin Mohamed Al Attiyah received a telephone call from his Italian counterpart Federica Mogherini.

They discussed the situation in Gaza and efforts being exerted for a ceasefire and providing assistance to the Palestinian people. Developments in Libya and ways to find a solution was also reviewed.

Envoy meets China official

Beijing: Qatar’s Ambassador to China Sultan bin Salmeen Al Mansouri yesterday visited China Banking Regulatory Commission and discussed with Chairman Shang Fulin means of bolstering relations, especially in the banking sector.  

QNA

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