Qatari PM to visit Paris next week

PM Al-Thani to meet with French PM and Interior Minister

Qatari PM to visit Paris next week

World Bulletin / News Desk

Qatari Prime Minister Abdallah ben Nasser Al-Thani will visit Paris next week to attend a security exhibition and meet French leaders, diplomats said on Wednesday.

Thani will join French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve on Monday to launch Milipol, a showcase for equipment and knowhow about internal state security and terrorism, which alternates between Parisand Doha.

On Tuesday, he will lunch with his French counterpart, Manuel Valls.

France and gas-rich Qatar have close economic and military ties. 

In May, Qatar signed a multi-billion-euro deal with French defence group Dassault to buy 24 Rafale fighter jets for 6.3 billion euros ($6.75 billion).

Güncelleme Tarihi: 11 Kasım 2015, 15:00