Mongolia and Qatar intensify bilateral relations
The Foreign Ministries of Mongolia and the State of Qatar held their first Consultative Meeting in Doha, Qatar.
The Foreign Ministries of Mongolia and the State of Qatar held their first Consultative Meeting in Doha, Qatar. At the consultative meeting, the sides signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the inter-ministerial consultative meeting. The establishment of the MoU fosters bilateral cooperation in politics, economy, culture and other sectors, deepens mutual understanding and builds a condition that will enable senior officials of the two countries to exchange views regularly on international relations’ issues mutually interested. During the meeting, the sides exchanged views on the present state of bilateral relations and cooperation, concurred to focus on utilizing the potentials of bilateral cooperation in trade, economy, tourism, culture, education and defense sectors and simultaneously noted the importance of building legal background to develop cooperation in the fields. In this scope, the sides came into a decision to establish agreements of cooperation in sports and cultural sectors and co-work to establish agreements soon on exempting official and diplomatic passports holders from visa requirements, cooperating in tourism and educational sectors, as well as on protecting wild animals and plants. Furthermore, the Qatari side informed its decision to involve Mongolian nationals in its Visa on Arrival scheme. The Mongolian side extended an invitation to the Qatari party to participate in the World Export Development Forum and the International Youth Green Games 2020 to be held in Mongolia.