Qatar’s Ambassador Receives Special Edition of Bronze Medal on Occasion of Qatar-France Year of Culture 2020


HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the French Republic Sheikh Ali bin Jassim Al-Thani received a copy of a bronze medal issued by La Monnaie de Paris from HE President and CEO of La Monnaie de Paris Marc Schwartz, on the occasion of the Qatar-France Year of Culture 2020.

The process of minting this medal, two copies of which will be deposited in the French National Library and in La Monnaie de Paris (Paris Mint), is in the context of the activities of the Qatar-France Year of Culture 2020 which bridged communication and dialogue between the French and Qatari peoples despite the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as contributed to enhancing cultural exchange between the State of Qatar and the French Republic by organizing joint cultural events.

La Monnaie de Paris is the oldest French national monetary institution, as it is still operating today.


Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs