Qatari emir arrives in Tehran for talks on ties-Xinhua

Qatari emir arrives in Tehran for talks on ties

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2022-05-12 22:43:58

TEHRAN, May 12 (Xinhua) -- Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani arrived in Iran's capital Tehran on Thursday for talks on a host of issues including the enhancement of bilateral ties, according to official news agency IRNA.

Upon arrival at Tehran Imam Khomeini airport, the Qatari emir described the bilateral ties as historic and strong, noting the Qatari officials will identify the grounds for cooperation and lay necessary groundwork to achieve a desirable level of economic relations between the two neighbors.

He announced the facilitation of visa process for the Iranians interested in attending the 2022 Qatar World Cup.

Iranian first Vice President Mohammad Mokhber, who received the Qatari emir at the airport, praised Qatar's position towards regional and international issues, especially towards Iran.

Highlighted the role of Iran-Qatar relations in establishing peace and stability in the region, he emphasized holding a joint commission for cooperation and expansion of banking and trade relations between Tehran and Doha, which could facilitate the relationship between businesspeople and investors of both countries.

During his stay in Iran, Qatari emir is reportedly to meet with the Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as well as hold talks with Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi. Endiem