The meeting of the EU – Qatar Parliamentary Friendship Group was occasioned by the visit to Brussels of a group of diplomats from Qatar.
Qatari diplomats were part of a training course on Mechanisms of the European Union’s Institutions and Bodies’ organized by Qatar’s Mission to the European Union.
The training session included lectures, workshops and discussions according to the latest taught curriculum applied in diplomatic field in Europe in addition to field visits to EU institutions.
Head of the EU – Qatar Parliamentary Friendship Group Ramona Manescu, along with Head of Qatar’s Mission to the European Union, HE Sheikh Ali bin Jassim Al-Thani, handed certificates to the Qatari diplomats during a luncheon banquet attended by the members of EU – Qatar Parliamentary Friendship Group.
Among the topics of the meeting were the regional security, the relation of Gulf countries with Iran, the trade between EU and Qatar, economic opportunities and the human rights situation in Qatar, especially the one of foreign workers in the light of the progresses generated by the legislative reforms recently adopted by Qatar.
During the same meeting were set the details for the future visit to Doha of the EU – Qatar Parliamentary Friendship Group during 26-30 of March, 2016.