Qatari emir to visit Baku

Emir of the State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani will pay an official visit to Baku on March 8, a diplomatic source told Trend on March 2.

The prospects of Azerbaijan-Qatar relations will be discussed during the two-day visit.

During the visit of Qatar’s Transport Minister Jassim Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti to Azerbaijan in 2015, the sides discussed the opportunities for cooperation in industry, agriculture, education and other areas.

Qatar ranks third in the world in terms of its natural gas reserves and is the largest supplier of liquefied natural gas. As an OPEC member, it exports considerable volumes of oil.

In this regard, the prospects for cooperation in the oil and gas sector can also be discussed during the upcoming visit of the Qatari emir to Baku.

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