‘Bulgaria keen on advancing economic ties with Qatar’ Apr 12, 2019 0 543 12345 Bulgaria President Rumen Radev said on Thursday that his country’s political ties with Qatar are strong and the two sides are looking to build on those ties in the economic areas as well. In a speech at the opening of the Qatari-Bulgarian business forum, Radev called for boosting Qatari investments in his country. He said Qatar, which has considerable investment resources, has sought to invest in major international countries and companies with proven track record in the market. However, he pointed out that the growth rate of GDP in those countries ranged from 1 to 2 per cent, while Bulgaria’s GDP growth is currently 4 percent. In view of that, both Qatari and Bulgaria should give priority to Qatari investments. He said Bulgaria has more than 200 companies producing spare parts for major international car companies in which Qatar can invest. The Bulgarian president called on Qatari businessmen to explore opportunities for cooperation with the 29 Bulgarian companies that are currently visiting Doha now. He added that the Bulgarian business sector was highly flexible and innovative.Minister of Commerce and Industry HE Ali bin Ahmed al Kuwari said the last year’s forum in Bulgaria provided an was an important platform to explore the investment opportunities in the areas that serve the interests of both countries. (QNA) page 11 RELATED ARTICLES Qatar, Bulgaria pledge to enhance relations Apr 12, 2019 0 1736 Assange arrested in London Apr 12, 2019 0 871 Sudan military topples Bashir after protests Apr 12, 2019 0 748 Qatar, Germany agree on political solution to Libya crisis, says FM Tribune News Network Doha Qatar and Germany have agreed that political solution, not military, is the best option to resolve the Libyan crisis, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohammed .. Thunderstorms likely during weekend: QMD Most areas of the country are likely to witness moderate to heavy rain during the weekend, Qatar Meteorology Department has forecast. “Unsettled weather conditions are expected to continue affecting the country .. Qatar committed to protect human rights, says envoy Qatar is committed to promote and protect human rights, a Qatari diplomat has said. In statement at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Qatar’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador HE .. Closely monitoring developments in Sudan: Qatar QNA Doha Qatar has stressed that it has been closely following the popular movement and developments in Sudan. In a statement on Thursday, Qatar called on all actors in Sudan to uphold the supreme national interest and ..