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British Chargé d’Affaires Conveys her personal congratulations to the new Emir of the State of Qatar

The UK looks forward to working with His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani

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Commenting on the announcement by the Amiri Diwan, the British Chargé d’Affaires Mrs Cecille El Beleidi conveys her personal congratulations to His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani on his appointment as The Emir of the State of Qatar:

“As one of our closest allies, the UK places great importance on its strong relationship with Qatar and we look forward to continuing to work closely together.”

Qatar has progressed at an amazing pace and its standing is a tribute to the enormous effort, hard work and selfless aspiration of His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa.

The UK looks forward to watching Qatar continue its remarkable pace of transformation in pursuit of its National Vision 2030 under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Tamim.

Published 25 June 2013