HH the Emir, President of Turkey Attend Signing Agreements, MoUs

Trabzon-Turkey, HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani and HE President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended the signing of a number of agreements and memoranda of understanding (MoUs) between the governments of the two countries.

The singing ceremonies were held following the second meeting of the Qatari-Turkish Supreme Strategic Committee, which was held in Turkey’s city of Trabzon on Sunday.

HH the Emir and the President of Turkey attended the signing of : – MoU for cooperation in the field of auditing between the Court of Accounts of the State of Qatar and the Turkish Court of Accounts to enhance cooperation in the areas of exchange of expertise, methodology of public external audit, training and the exchange of information and documents about the professional activities.

– MoU for cooperation in the field of higher education for promoting cooperation through organizing seminars, lectures and scientific conferences and for strengthening graduate programs between higher education institutions in the two countries.

– MoU for cooperation in fields of information technology and communication for using information and communication technology in order to develop international competitiveness in the field of information technology.

– MoU for cooperation in the fields of health and medical sciences to promote cooperation and exchange of expertise in the field of public health.

– MoU for cooperation in the fields of youth and sports, aiming to encourage youth communication between the two countries through the exchange of expertise related to the protection of athletes, sports medicine, anti-doping and attention to the sport of persons with disabilities.

– MoU for cooperation in the field of culture, to promote relations between the two countries’ peoples through the organization of cultural activities and the exchange of expertise.

– Agreement on avoidance of double taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income.

– Agreement on cooperation and mutual assistance in customs affairs and the plan of action between the Qatar Development Bank (QDB) and Turkish Entrepreneurship Strategy and Action Plan organization (KOSGEB).

– MoU for cooperation in the field of agriculture, to develop cooperation between the two countries in the fields of agriculture and food industry.

– MoU for cooperation between Qatar General Organization for Standardization (QS) and Turkish Standards Institution (TSE).

– MoU for cooperation in the field of organizing exhibitions aimed at the exchanging experiences, information, data and statistics between the two countries in addition to exploring marketing opportunities.

– MoU for cooperation between Qatar’s Economic Zones Company (Manateq) and the department of free zones in the Turkish Ministry of Economy.

– MoU for cooperation in the field of defense between the Government of the State of Qatar and the Government of the Republic of Turkey.

Following the agreements and MoUs’ signing, the final communique of the second meeting of the Qatari-Turkish Supreme Strategic Committee was signed.

The signing ceremonies were attended by Their Excellences members of the official delegation accompanying HH the Emir, while on the Turkish side it was attended by a number of Ministers.

Source: Qatar news Agency