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Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs: Qatar Witnesses Significant Developments in Legislative Field for Human Rights Promotion and Protection

HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said that last year witnessed significant developments in the legislative field for the promotion and protection of human rights in the State of Qatar, namely the State's accession to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights as well as the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the promulgation of the Law on the Regulation of Political Asylum.


Embassy of the State of Qatar in to the United States celebrated the State Sport Day

On the occasion of Qatar National Sport Day, which reflects the aspirations and vision of the country in supporting youth participation in sports and highlighting the benefits of activities, the Embassy of the State of Qatar to the United States of America celebrated the National Sports Day on Tuesday February 12 2019, with the participation of the Redskins Foundation, and many students from schools in Maryland and Washington, DC.




Qatar Petroleum and ExxonMobil greenlight $10bn LNG project

Qatar's Minister of State for Energy, and CEO of Qatar Petroleum, Saad bin Sherida al-Kaabi, met with US Energy Secretary Rick Perry ahead the historic Golden Pass project signing. Secretary Perry emphasized that the continued cooperation between the United States and Qatar in the energy sector will enhance the security and prosperity of both countries.


Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs: Qatar Plans to Host Regional Meeting to Curb ISIS Crimes

HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani has announced that the State of Qatar intends to host this year a high-level regional meeting to address the brutal crimes committed by the ISIS group, in cooperation with the Special Advisor and Head of the International Investigation Team to promote accountability for crimes committed by ISIS group in Iraq.





Qatar Participates in 5th Arab-European Ministerial Meeting in Brussel

The State of Qatar participated in the fifth Arab-European Ministerial Meeting, in Brussels, Belgium. HE State Minister for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad Al Muraikhi chaired Qatar delegation to the meeting, which discussed aspects of cooperation between the two sides and preparations for the first Arab-European summit scheduled for February 24.