Doha, – Qatari newspapers on Friday described HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani’ s two-day official visit to the Republic of Poland, which started yesterday, as an important platform for the promotion and development of relations of cooperation and strategic economic partnership between the two countries.

The newspapers said in their editorials that HH the Emir’s official visit to Poland and the talks scheduled with the Polish President and senior officials will pave the way for a new stage in the Qatari-Polish relations, which will witness more bilateral cooperation and joint coordination, referring in this regard to the agreements and memoranda of understanding due to be signed in various fields.

For its part, Arabic daily Arrayah shed light on the Qatari-Polish relations, which have achieved remarkable progress over the past few years, pointing out to the ongoing fruitful energy cooperation thanks to which Qatar supplies2 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) per year to Poland, which became a “gateway” for Qatari LNG supplies for Europe.

HH the Emir’s visit to Poland will open a new phase in bilateral cooperation in various fields, especially since Qatar is the third largest trading partner of Poland among the GCC countries.

The visit represents an opportunity for a strategic partnership in the field of energy, gas and investment and would also provide Qatari investors with investment networking opportunities in Poland, it said.

He newspaper pointed out that the bilateral cooperation between Qatar and Poland in the energy sector is a priority for both countries, noting that HH the Emir’s visit comes a year after the signing of an agreement to increase LNG Supply.

The Qatari-Polish relations have significantly improved over the past few years, especially after the opening of the Polish Embassy in Doha in 2006 and Qatar’s Embassy in Warsaw in 2008, added Arrayah, noting that the relations between the two countries are characterized by a historical depth.

Poland highly appreciates the growing role being played by Qatar at the political and economic levels in the region as well as its international and regional efforts to bring security and stability in more than one place of the world.

HH the Emir’s visit to Poland stresses the two countries’ keenness to achieve new cooperation opportunities in various fields by signing more bilateral agreements, it concluded. (MORE)

Source: Qatar News Agency