EMIR'S VISIT TO BRUSSELS BOOSTS QATAR, BELGIUM TIES
In a move aimed at developing bilateral relations between Qatar and Belgium, His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani visited Brussels in March and met with the country's Prime Minister Charles Michel at Egmont Palace. He later met with King
Sheikh Tamim and Michel discussed ways to boost mutual cooperation in the fields of energy, economy, investment, culture, sport and health. The two also exchanged views on regional and international developments, particularly the current challenges in the Middle East and Europe, notably the threat of terrorism and ways to combat and uproot it as well as eliminate its sources of financing.
The Emir and the prime minister witnessed the signing of a deal for the operation of commercial flights between the two countries; they also witnessed the signing of a cooperation agreement between Qatar University and the University of Hasselt.