LONDON, Mar 28 (NNN-QNA) – Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, met U.K. Prime Minister, Theresa May, at the U.K. government headquarters, 10, Downing Street, on the occasion of the convening of Qatar-U.K. Business and Investment Forum in London and Birmingham.

At the outset of the meeting, the prime minister and interior minister conveyed the condolences of the Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, to Prime Minister May, on the victims of the attack that took place near the British parliament, and his wishes of speedy recovery for the injured, as well as, Qatar’s firm stance and categorical rejection of violence and terrorism, regardless of motives and causes.

The meeting discussed bilateral relations between the two countries and means of developing and enhancing them on all fronts, particularly in the economic, trade and investment fields, and in a way that achieves the mutual interests of both sides. In addition, the meeting reviewed the latest regional developments, especially the situation in Syria, Yemen, Iraq and Libya.

The prime minister and interior minister reaffirmed the depth of ties between Qatar and the United Kingdom and the existing cooperation between them, to serve their mutual interests and promote efforts to achieve security and stability in the region.

For her part, the British prime minister praised the level of existing ties between the two countries, as well as, Qatar’s efforts and critical role, in enhancing stability, peace and development in the region and across the world.

This was followed by the prime minister and the British prime minister, signing a memorandum of understanding between the governments of Qatar and the U.K., on the U.K.’s commitment to support Qatar in achieving Qatar National Vision 2030.– NNN-QNA

Source: NAM News Agency