Qatar 'worked for peace and stability in Lebanon'

 10 Jan 2017 - 23:06


Qatari ambassador to Lebanon Ali bin Hamad Al Marri has underscored the importance of the visit of President of the Lebanese Republic General Michel Aoun to Qatar today.
Speaking Qatar News Agency (QNA), Al Marri said that President Aoun had accepted the invitation extended by Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani to visit the State of Qatar, which was delivered by the Foreign Minister H E Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani who visited Lebanon last November, following Gen Aoun's taking over as president of Lebanon.
The Ambassador noted that the timing of the invitation was crucial as the spirit of reconciliation was now spreading among the Lebanese communities, adding that the visit would further boost the ties between Qatar and Lebanon and is a symbol of the fraternal relations between the two countries, where Qatar continuously works on supporting Lebanon's stability and peace.
He also said the meeting between the two countries' leaders is an opportunity to further enhance relations between Qatar and Lebanon all fields, especially political and economic areas in order to achieve mutual interests.
Al Marri pointed out that the Qatari-Lebanese relations have witnessed rapid positive development due to the wise guidance of the Emir and the Lebanese President's keenness to further strengthen relations with the State of Qatar.
He praised the clear plan of goals set by the two countries' leadership to help prosper the bilateral relations to the aspirations of the two countries' peoples .  The Ambassador referred to historical events as proof the strength of the relations.