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His Excellency Minister of Commerce and Industry and Acting Minister of Finance meets President of France-Qatar Friendship Group

His Excellency Mr. Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari, Minister of Commerce and Industry, and Acting Minister of Finance met in his office this morning with H.E. Mr. Pascal Brindeau, President of the France-Qatar Friendship Group in the French National Assembly.

The meeting was attended by H.E. Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the French Republic, Sheikh Ali bin Jassim Al-Thani.

Discussions touched on the bilateral relations between the two nations, and joint cooperation in the trade, investment, and industrial fields, as well as means to bolster and develop this cooperation.

Talks also focused on bilateral trade policies and the efforts exerted by both sides to confront the COVID-19 pandemic.

The volume of trade exchange between Qatar and France amounted to

nearly USD 1.36 billion in 2020 and France ranks as Qatar’s 14th trade partner.

Source: Ministry of Commerce and Industry