UK to invest QR21 bn in Qatar projects Dec 08, 2017 0 252 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaThe United Kingdom will invest QR21 billion to finance investment projects in Qatar, a Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) statement said on Thursday.The decision reflects the confidence of the British government in the strength of the Qatari economy, Minister of Economy and Commerce HE Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed al Thani was quoted as saying.The announcement came at the inaugural meeting of the Joint Economic and Trade Commission between Qatar and the UK, held in London on Thursday. The second round of the meeting will be held in Doha next year.The meeting in London was presided over by Sheikh Ahmed and British Minister of Trade Policy Greg Hands. The two sides agreed to strengthen cooperation in the fields of small and medium enterprises, food security, health and banking.The meeting also discussed the challenges faced by British companies and the proposed mechanisms to overcome them. POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Qatar's sovereignty and dignity above all considerations: Emir Dec 08, 2017 0 1570 Trump's Jerusalem move sparks unrest, fresh call for intifada Dec 08, 2017 0 631 Qatar to buy 12 Rafale fighter jets Dec 08, 2017 0 1020 QA in $6.4 bn deal to buy 50 Airbus A321 planes Doha Qatar Airways (QA) has reconfirmed and upsized its earlier order for 50 A320neo with a firm order for 50 larger A321neo ACF as it signed an agreement with Airbus on Thursday. The order was signed by Qatar Airways Group .. We count on Kuwaiti mediation efforts to resolve crisis: FM Tribune News Network Doha Qatar is ready for dialogue to resolve the ongoing Gulf crisis, but the blockading countries are avoiding coming to the negotiating table, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs ..