February 20, 2019

Qatar accredited to NATO

Ambassador Sheikh Ali bin Jassim Al Thani – Picture by QNA

3 June 2016, Brussels: the Mission of the State of Qatar to the EU, Embassy to the Kingdom of Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg will be henceforth accredited to NATO with HE Ambassador Sheikh Ali bin Jassim bin Thani Al Thani as head of mission.

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg made the announcement, which likewise entails the accreditation of Bahrain, Kuwait, Jordan and Israel, countries belonging to the “Mediterranean Dialogue” as well as the “Istanbul Initiative”.

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, also marked for the Qatari mission an important event held at the European Parliament to promote the candidature to UNESCO’s chief post of HE Dr Hamad bin Abdulaziz Al Kuwari, Minister of Culture, Arts and Heritage of Qatar. The small but opulent state has been an avid financier of UNESCO for many years.

For more information:

Embassy of Qatar to Belgium and Luxembourg, Mission to the EU and NATO: http://www.qatarembassy.be

Minister of Culture and Arts and Heritage of the State of Qatar: http://www.cm.gov.qa/English/councilofministers/Pages/councilofministers10.aspx

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