Amir’s China visit to launch new phase of cooperation: Envoy Jan 31, 2019 0 3495 12345 QNABeijingThe visit of the Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani to China, which started on Wednesday, will catapult the relations to a new phase of joint and constructive cooperation, Ambassador of Qatar to China HE Dr Sultan bin Salmeen al Mansouri has said.The ambassador said the Amir will discuss in China ways to develop bilateral relations and how to take the ties to a stage of strategic partnership.Mansouri said there is harmony between both the leaderships and they agree on common views. There will be a push for Qatari investments in China, as well as a discussion on economic issues related to clean energy, gas and other fields. They will also discuss important and urgent issues in the region, he added.The ambassador said the visit will be a historic event similar to the one in 2014, which established a comprehensive strategic relation between Qatar and China. The current visit will be complementary, that will enhance the cooperation between the two countries, he added.Mansouri said the Amir will meet the Chinese leadership to discuss the next phase of the strategic partnership, where the agenda includes a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Besides the meeting with Xi that will include a round of talks there will be a meeting with the Chinese Premier Li Keqiang during which they will discuss the bilateral relations. Continued on page 2 RELATED ARTICLES Amir, Japan emperor review ties Jan 31, 2019 0 2713 Calls for UAE to be punished over crowd violence Jan 31, 2019 0 4423 A rainy evening Jan 31, 2019 0 1629 UAE ‘used spying tool’ to target Qatar officials, other rivals Reuters WASHINGTON A team of former US government intelligence operatives working for the UAE hacked into the iPhones of activists, diplomats and rival foreign leaders with the help of a sophisticated spying tool .. Offers galore after Qatar’s thumping victory over UAE Tribune News Network Doha With Qatar reaching the finals of the Asian Cup for the first time after a thumping victory over the UAE, many corporate houses and business establishments have started offering special .. Traffic dept achieves 95% of its awareness objective, says official Hisham Aljundi Doha The General Traffic Department has achieved 95 percent of its traffic awareness plan that aims to curb accidents and reduce traffic congestions, Brigadier Mohammed Radi al Hajri, Head of Traffic ..