Minister of Economy and Commerce holds series of meetings with US officials

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His Excellency the Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed al-Thani held a series of meetings with US officials on Thursday.

Talks were held on relations between Qatar and the United States in the economic, trade and investment fields.


As a matter of act, Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim is leading Qatar's delegation to the  2-day summit which opened on Thursday and ends on Friday, as reported by the Gulf Times.

The US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim shed light on the close historical ties between the two countries, noting that the signing of the Framework Agreement for Trade and Investment in 2004 had contributed to strengthening bilateral co-operation.

Meanwhile, the Minister recently organised initiatives of the US-Qatar Strategic Dialogue, the US Economic Roundtable and Qatar's participation in the Select USA summit were important steps towards consolidating the partnership between the two countries, reports the Gulf Times.

In this regard, he also met Governors Pete Ricketts of Nebraska and Gary Herbert of Utah, Idaho Senator Kelly Anthony and Director of Commerce of Idaho Bobbi-Jo Meuleman.