Foundation laid for new Indian Embassy complex in Qatar

Foundation laid for new Indian Embassy complex in Qatar By A Robin - February 11, 2022
Indian Embassy complex

Indian Embassy complex

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs H E Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani and  Indian Minister of External Affairs Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar unveiled the foundation stone at the new site of the Indian Embassy located at the Diplomatic Enclave in the West Bay area of Doha. 

In his remarks, Jaishankar appreciated Sheikh Mohammed’s special gesture to join him at the ceremony and viewed it as a sign of the growing strength and mutual trust of the India-Qatar relationship. He also conveyed his gratitude to the Amir and Father Amir for their continued support to the Indians living in Qatar. 

Jaishankar expressed his satisfaction with the contribution of the vibrant Indian community to socioeconomic development of Qatar and welcomed their enthusiastic participation in the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to mark India’s 75 years of Independence. He also highlighted the Indian government’s measures implemented for the welfare of the Indian community. 

Indian Ambassador Dr Deepak Mittal, Director of Protocol of Qatar’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ibrahim Fakhro and members of the Indian community were present at the ceremony.

Talks held

The Foreign Minister and Jaishankar also held a session of talks in Doha. During the meeting, they reviewed bilateral cooperation relations between the two countries, in addition to the latest developments in the region.

They also discussed the latest developments in the Afghan file and the Iranian nuclear agreement. The two ministers affirmed their keenness to follow up on the development of bilateral relations, especially in the investment, trade and energy sectors.

By A Robin - February 11, 2022

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