Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Hails Qatar-US Relations

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Hails Qatar-US Relations

Doha – Information Office – 13January

HE Official Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Lulwah Al Khater said that the State of Qatar invests in the United States of America equivalent to 24% of the total foreign Qatari investments, while the United States invests in the State of Qatar about 26 billion and 3 hundred million riyals, noting that more than 658 private American companies are operation in the State of Qatar.

Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the second Qatar-US Strategic Dialogue held in Doha Sunday, HE Al Khater expressed satisfaction with the level of the Qatari-US relations, looking forward more cooperation for the prosperity of the Qatari and American people.

Al Khater said that a number of consultation and discussion sessions were held to intensify efforts and coordination in all aspects of relations between Qatar and the United States, as well as coordination in regional files and counter-terrorism efforts. The two sides signed a memorandum of understanding to expand Al Udeid Air Base, in addition to two memorandums of understanding to enhance cooperation in the educational and cultural fields.

On the educational field, HE Official Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Lulwah Al Khater said that the State of Qatar hosts in the Education City six American universities working effectively to enhance the quality of education and research. She stressed that the American universities are considered a main destination for Qatari students wishing to study abroad.