Doha (UNA-OIC) – HH the Amir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani and HE President of the Republic of Sierra Leone Dr. Julius Maada Bio held an official talks session at the Amiri Diwan on Sunday morning.
During the session, they reviewed the bilateral relations between the two countries and ways of supporting and developing these relations in various fields, particularly in investment, economy, tourism and education spheres, in addition to discussing a number of regional and international issues of common interest.
After the session, HH the Amir and the Sierra Leonean President witnessed the signing of a number of agreements and memoranda of understanding between the two countries in various fields.
They witnessed the signing of a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in the legal field between the ministries of justice in the two countries, a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in the fields of tourism and business events, an agreement on mutual administrative assistance for the optimal implementation of customs law to investigate and combat customs violations between the two countries, an agreement on regulating the employment of Sierra Leonean workers in the State of Qatar and a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in the field of education, higher education and scientific research between the two countries, in addition to an agreement on the establishment of a joint committee for cooperation between the governments of the two countries.
On this occasion, HH the Amir hosted a luncheon banquet in honor of HE the Sierra Leonean President and the accompanying delegation.
HE the President of the Republic of Sierra Leone had earlier arrived at the Amiri Diwan, where he was accorded an official reception ceremony