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Qatar's deputy PM meets with Indian foreign minister

  • Jun 15, 2021
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Qatar's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani met with India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar in Doha on Tuesday. 
They reviewed bilateral relations between the two countries, especially in the fields of investment and labour affairs, in addition to the latest developments in the region
"Good  to meet [HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani] of Qatar in Doha today. Appreciated Qatar's solidarity during the Covid second wave. Discussed our bilateral cooperation and exchanged views on regional issues," the Indian foreign minister wrote on twitter after the visit.
Jaishankar's arrival in Qatar comes after his Kuwait visit on Thursday. Indian media said the aim of the visit was to deepen India's ties with the Kuwait, which has been supporting the country in dealing with its COVID-19 crisis by supplying relief materials as well as medical oxygen.
Jaishankar's visit comes nearly three months after the two countries decided to establish a joint ministerial commission to formulate a framework to strengthen ties in sectors like energy, trade, investment, manpower and labour and information technology.
Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah visited India in March during which both sides decided to set up the joint commission.