On Monday 20th March, Prime Minister, Hon. Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, signed three agreements, the Cooperation Agreement in Legal Field, Agreement to Establish Diplomatic Relations and the Air Services Agreement.


Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and the state of Qatar signed the Air Transport Agreement.


This comes as part of the Ministry of Transport and Communications’ ongoing efforts to hold more talks with countries aiming to connect the State of Qatar with more air service agreements, thus opening the gateway to the national carrier to fly to more destinations around the world.


The Air Services Agreement was signed by the Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and HE Minister of Transport and Communications, Jassim Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti; while the Cooperation in Legal Field Agreement was signed by the Prime Minister and the Minister of Justice.


Prime Minister Gonsalves and his delegation also met with the Qatar Prime Minister on Tuesday 21st March to discuss a range of matters of mutual interest, including investments, technical cooperation and aviation services. They enjoyed successful discussions when they met with the Emir of Qatar.


The two meetings were conducted in a warm and friendly manner, reflecting the good personal friendship between Prime Minister Gonsalves, and the father of the Emir.  The Emir and Prime Minister Gonsalves had substantive discussions on a number of areas.


The delegation is expected to return to the state today, Friday 24th March.

 

SOURCE:  API

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