Foreign Minister’s Special Envoy Meets British Official

HE Dr. Mutlaq bin Majid Al-Qahtani, Special Envoy of HE the Foreign Minister for Combating Terrorism and Mediation in Conflict Resolution, met with HE Jane Marriott, the Director of the UK Joint International Counter-Terrorism Unit (JICTU), responsible for the overall design of the UKs international counter-terrorism strategies, working with cross-Whitehall and international stakeholders.

The meeting dealt with the joint efforts of the two sides in the field of combating terrorism and how to strengthen it as well as the prominent role of Qatar in the international efforts to combat terrorism and fight against violent extremism.

The United Kingdom praises the Qatari prominent role in support of international efforts to combat violent extremism and radical ideologies through its active participation in the Global Fund to Support the Participation and Stability of Communities, which aims to address the root causes of violent extremism and terrorism.

It is to be noted that the State of Qatar is the only Gulf Arab state to contribute to this fund along with the United States of America, the European Union, Switzerland, Japan and the United Kingdom.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs