As world leaders continue to convene in New York for the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, Prime Minister Gaston Browne and the Deputy Prime Minister of the State of Qatar H.E. Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani engaged in bilateral discussions on the continued cooperation and development of both countries.
Prime Minister Browne and Deputy Prime Minister Al Thani held discussions regarding economic, education and health investment opportunities in Antigua and Barbuda.
H.E. Al Thani commended Prime Minister Browne for his leadership on matters on the environment and also on the recently opened Five Islands Campus of the University of the West Indies whereby he pledged support to the campus. In this regard, the Government of Qatar will explore all opportunities that can offer long-term benefits to the University.
Both Prime Minister Browne and deputy Prime Minister Al Thani agreed on the need for closer bilateral ties and to strengthening of relations. To this end, both countries will explore all opportunities for the formal establishment of embassies in the near future.
The Government of Qatar has pledged support to small states and Antigua and Barbuda will benefit from this support.