Assistant Foreign Minister: St. Petersburg International Economic Forum an Opportunity to Enhance Ties Between Qatar and Russia

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HE Assistant Foreign Minister and Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Lolwah Al Khater expressed her hope that St. Petersburg International Economic Forum will be an opportunity to enhance cooperation between the State of Qatar and the Russian Federation.

Al Khater said in an interview with Russian news agency Sputnik that she participates in this year’s St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in her capacity as Executive Director of the Doha Forum, an open platform for dialogue between world leaders, experts, academics, and journalists.

Her Excellency added that it was the first time that the Doha Forum goes to Russia, expressing hope that the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum will be an opportunity to enhance ties during the Doha Forum’s presence in the Russian Federation.

She noted that HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani will participate in an open interview titled “West Asia and North Africa: Steps Towards Stability and Prosperity.” She also noted that His Excellency will meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, to build on discussions related to bilateral relations and the region’s issues, in addition to meeting a number of Russian businessmen to discuss the opportunities for investment and joint cooperation.

 

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs