Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg met today with Qatari Deputy Prime Minister His Excellency Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah.
A Cabinet Office Spokesman said:
“The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg met His Excellency Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Energy and Industry of the State of Qatar. The Deputy Prime Minister and his counterpart discussed the deep cultural and economic partnership between the UK and Qatar, including our strategic relationship in the energy sector. This meeting signifies the importance the Government places on building close ties with Gulf partners.”