Qatar’s Defense Minister Meets Chinese Counterpart

photo: QNA QNA02.11.2016 Qatar
Qatar’s Defense Minister Meets Chinese Counterpart

Qatar’s Defense Minister Meets Chinese Counterpart

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Qatar’s Minister of State for Defense Dr. Khalid bin Mohammed Al Attiyah, currently visiting China, met on Monday with China’s State Councilor and Minister of Defense Chang Wanquan.

During the meeting, they discussed topics of mutual interest, especially in the military fields, Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.

Dr. Khalid bin Mohammed Al Attiyah also visited the department of Technology and Industry for National Defense and the 3rd Guard Division.

The State Minister for Defense was briefed on the capabilities of those departments and the tasks carried out by them.

Meanwhile, Qatar’s Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani met on Monday with a number of Ministers of Interior and heads of delegations taking part in the 11th edition of the international exhibition of homeland security (Milipol Qatar 2016), currently underway in Doha.

The Prime Minister met Tunisian Minister of Interior Hedi Majdoub, Belarusian Minister of Internal Affairs Igor Shunevich, and Azerbaijani Minister of Emergency Situations Kamaladdin Heydarov.

In addition, he met Major General Abdelghani Hamel, Director General of National Security in Algeria, and Abdellatif Hammouchi, Director of National Security in Morocco.

The meetings reviewed cooperation ties between Qatar and the respective countries of the officials, and discussed a set of issues of common concern.

Milipol Qatar is the leading international exhibition dedicated to homeland security in the Middle East. It takes place every two years in Doha. Milipol Qatar provides access to security markets in the entire region and enables key international industry players to meet in a fast-developing environment with medium- to long-term economic and strategic projects.

The event is known for showcasing the latest innovative products and services and for covering all fields of public and industrial security.

More than 230 companies from 35 countries around the world are taking part in the three-day exhibition established on 7,700 square meters. It also includes five international pavilions from France, Germany and the United States, China, Britain, along with new participating countries, namely Algeria, Uganda, Lithuania, Cyprus, Luxembourg, Pakistan, Belize, Jordan as well as active and large presence of local companies.

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