QATAR, BELGIUM TO BOOST AIR SERVICES, ACADEMIC COOPERATION

Qatar and Belgium have signed two agreements, on air services and academic cooperation, in Brussels.

The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani, held a meeting with King Philippe of Belgium, and the Prime Minister of Belgium, Charles Michel, on his official visit to Belgium, on Tuesday, and signed an air services agreement, aiming to facilitate the operation of commercial flights between the two countries.

The two countries also signed an academic cooperation agreement, to strengthen academic and research cooperation between Qatar University and the University of Hasselt in Belgium.

Belgium is one of the first European countries, to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Qatar in 2007.

Doha is hosting about 30 Belgian companies, working on the infrastructure projects, particularly the FIFA 2022 World Cup projects.

Source: NAM News Network