Sunday, February 6, 2011

Guillaume in Middle East - again

Today, The Hereditary Grand Duke and the Minister of Finance arrived in Doha, Qatar. They were received by The Emir. During their reception they discussed ways to increase bilateral ties.

Minister Luc Frieden met with the Prime Minister of Qatar and his finance counterpart. The ministers signed several Memorandums of Mutual Understanding. The specifics of these agreements has yet to be announced.

The Hereditary Grand Duke met with the Prime Minister and the Minister of Foreign Affairs. The ministers reviewed current areas of cooperation with Guillaume.

The Hereditary Grand Duke and his delegation will visit wider region, during the coming week. The Grand Duke was originally scheduled to make this tour. The tour was arranged by Luxembourg for Finance. Each stage of the mission will include the seminar Luxembourg: A Global Financial Services Center. Guillaume will give the welcome address at these events.

Monday - Abu Dhabi, Dubai
Wednesday - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Thursday - Beirut, Lebonon

Luxemburger Wort carries photos of today's visit. Please, see the links below.

Sources: Wort, Luxembourg for Finance, Ministry of Finance, Bahrain News Agency, LAF.

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