Qatar, Bulgaria sign pacts to cement ties Mar 09, 2018 0 1994 12345 QNASofiaQatar and Bulgaria on Thursday signed a slew of memoranda of understanding in the fields of energy, sport and youth affairs and education to enhance bilateral relations.The Emir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani and President of Bulgaria Rumen Radev held a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Sofia on Thursday.The Emir and the Bulgarian President discussed bilateral relations and the means of developing them in various fields, especially in politics, culture, economy and investment.The Emir and Radev also took a tour of Sofia where the Emir was briefed on the most important historical, cultural and heritage landmarks of the city. The Emir and Radev visited Bulgarian Football Federation and heard a brief on the federation.The Emir and Prime Minister of Bulgaria Boyko Borissov held official talks. Welcoming the Emir and the accompanying delegation, the Bulgarian PM said the two countries enjoy close relations, especially with the continuous communication between officials of the two countries. In turn, the Emir thanked the Bulgarian PM for the hospitality. On behalf of the Qatari people, the Emir congratulated the Bulgarian government and people on the occasion of the Bulgarian National Day.The Emir also congratulated the Prime Minister of Bulgaria on assuming the presidency of the European Union's current session. The Emir pointed out that the two countries are determined to make every effort to support and develop bilateral relations in various fields, especially in investment. The Emir invited the Bulgarian Prime Minister to visit Qatar, which he welcomed.The Emir and Borissov then witnessed the signing of a number of memoranda of understanding.The two countries signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in the field of youth and sports and another in the energy field. Another MoU between Qatar University and Sofia University was also signed. POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Qatar may be small in size, but we have great minds and hearts that care about people: FM Mar 09, 2018 2 6974 Qatar seeks international mechanism to stop arbitrary measures against people Mar 09, 2018 0 1323 Emir seeks to build EU-style security pact for Middle East region, says GCO Director Mar 09, 2018 0 1383 Al Jazeera rejects baseless claims by US lawmakers Tribune News Network Doha Al Jazeera Media Network (AJMN) has rejected baseless claims by a number of US lawmakers against the channel. In a statement, AJMN said,"The channel has provided multi-award winning news .. 'Kuwait Emir's efforts succeeded in preventing Gulf row escalation' QNA Kuwait The efforts exerted by Kuwait Emir HH Sheikh Sabah al Ahmad al Jaber al Sabah to prevent the escalation of the Gulf dispute were a success, Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister Khalid al Jarallah said on Wednesday. .. Attiyah, British Def Secy discuss ways to enhance military ties Doha Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defense Affairs HE Dr Khalid bin Mohammed al Attiyah received a telephone call from British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson on Thursday. The two sides reviewed the ..