Qatar Minister of State for Defence Affairs Meets Chuck Hagel

QNA25.11.2014 Qatar
Qatar Minister of State for Defence Affairs Meets Chuck Hagel

Qatar Minister of State for Defence Affairs Meets Chuck Hagel

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Qatar's Minister of State for Defence Affairs Major General Hamad bin Ali Al-Attiyah met at the Pentagon in Washington Saturday with US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel, Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.

During the meeting, the two sides exchanged views on matters of mutual interest.

The meeting was attended by Qatar's Ambassador to the United States Mohammed Jaham Al Kuwari and the delegation accompanying the Minister.

Earlier this month, Major General Hamad bin Ali Al-Attiyah met in Doha on 10 November with Commander of the Special Operations Command Central at the U.S. Central Command General Michael Nagata.

They exchanged views on matters of mutual concern and discussed matters related to the current situation as well as the joint military cooperation.

US Ambassador to Qatar Dana Shell Smith and a number of Armed Forces senior officials attended the meeting.

Separately, Major General Hamad bin Ali Al Attiyah met in Doha on Sunday 16 November with Pakistan's Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique and his accompanying delegation.

Talks during the meeting dealt with common things that contribute to cooperation between the two countries.

The meeting was attended by Pakistani Ambassador to Qatar Shahzad Ahmad and a number of senior Army Officers.

Meanwhile, Qatar Armed Forces Chief-of-Staff Major General (Pilot) Ghanim bin Shaheen Al Ghanim and his accompanying delegation left Doha Sunday 16 November on an official mission to the capital of the Italian Republic, Rome.

The visit came in response to an invitation by Chief-of-Staff of the Italian Army Admiral Luigi Pinelli.

Source: QNA

 

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