ERDOGAN'S VISIT OPENS NEW AVENUES
A handout picture released by Qatar University shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressing an audience at the university during a ceremony where he was awarded an honorary doctorate.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's state visit to Qatar coincided with the conclusion of the Qatar-Turkey Year of Culture. A number of important relationships were established such as the first ever Supreme Strategic Committee set up by representatives from both the countries. President Erdogan expressed satisfaction at the outstanding level reached by the bilateral relations in all fields and the continuous consultation and coordination between the two brotherly countries. On the sidelines, several Memoranda of Understanding were signed, notably between the two militaries, Qatar Petroleum and Turkish Potash for cooperation on natural gasrelated matters, in the fields of press and information, and between Qatar Foundation and the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey to consolidate their efforts on matters of science and technology.