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Monday, January 16, 2012 - 4.15 GMT

Sri Lanka- Qatar sign nine MOUs

 

Nine Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) and agreements were signed between Sri Lanka and Qatar at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday (October 14).

The MoUs were signed following bilateral talks between President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al- Thani, who is currently on a two-day official visit to Sri Lanka.

The MoUs signed are as follows:

1. Memorandum of understanding on the Establishment of a High Joint Committee was signed by the Minister of External Affairs, Prof. G.L. Peris and the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of Qatar, H. E. Dr. Khaled Bin Mohamed Al-Attiyah

2. Memorandum of understanding on Cooperation in Education, Higher Education and Scientific Research was signed by Minister of Higher Education S. B. Dissanayake, Minister of Education Bandula Gunawardena and the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of Qatar, H. E. Dr. Khaled Bin Mohamed Al-Attiyah

3. Agreement on Economic, Commercial and Technical Cooperation was signed by the Minister of Industry and Commerce, Rishad Bathiudeen and the Minister of Economy and Finance of Qatar, H. E. Yousef Hussain Kamal

4. Agreement on Cooperation in the Field of Culture was signed by Minister of Culture and Arts, T. B. Ekanayake and the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of Qatar, H. E. Dr. Khaled Bin Mohamed Al-Attiyah

5. Agreement for Cooperation in the Legal Field was signed by the Minister of Justice, Rauff Hakeem and the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of Qatar, H. E. Dr. Khaled Bin Mohamed Al-Attiyah

6. Memorandum of understanding on Tourism Cooperation was signed the Acting Minister of Economic Development Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena by and the Minister of Economy and Finance of Qatar, H. E. Yousef Hussain Kamal

7. Memorandum of understanding on the Establishment of Air Services was signed by the Minister of Civil Aviation Piyankara Jayaratne and the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of Qatar, H. E. Dr. Khaled Bin Mohamed Al-Attiyah

8. Memorandum of Understanding concerning Real Estate Investment Cooperation between the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka (BOI) and the Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company was signed by the Chairman, Board of Investment M. M. C. Ferdinando and the Group Chief Executive Officer, Qatari Diar Real Estate Company, Mohammed H. H. Al-Hefda

9. Memorandum of Understanding concerning Investment Cooperation between the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka and Qatar Holding LLC was signed by the Chairman, Board of Investment M. M. C. Ferdinando and Managing Director and Chief Executive of Qatari Holding LLC, Ahmed Mohamed Alsayed
 

 

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