Mexico City / Information Office / June 27
The Embassy of the State of Qatar to the United Mexican States,, in cooperation with the Universidad Iberoamericana (IBERO) , organized a remote event to mark "Qatar-Mexico bilateral relations", on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
The event was attended by HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the United Mexican States Mohammed bin Jassim Al Kuwari HE Ambassador of Mexico to the State of Qatar Graciela Gomez Garcia, HE Dr. A. Contreras, Coordinator of Relations, the Department of International Trade at Universidad Iberoamericana (IBERO).
HE Ambassador Al-Kuwari touched on the prospects for bilateral relations between the two countries that were distinguished by cooperation and joint work, noting the establishment of diplomatic relations between Qatar and Mexico on June 30, 1975 and the opening of the embassy of the State of Qatar in Mexico City in 2014, while Mexico opened its embassy in Doha in 2015.
He said that the bilateral relations witnessed a great development through the visit of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al -Thani to Mexico, which is the first of its kind in November 2015, where the visit resulted in the signing of several agreements and memoranda, including direct air services agreements between the two countries as well as cultural and artistic agreements, besides agreements in the energy sector, and others.
He also referred to the visit of HE the Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto to the State of Qatar in January 2016, where the two countries signed agreements on education, science, community development, cultural and technical and information cooperation, stressing that the two visits contributed to boosting the prospects for bilateral relations between the two countries at all levels.
For her part, HE Ambassador Graciela Gomez Garcia confirmed her country's keenness to enhance cooperation relations with the State of Qatar in all fields, especially in the fields of investment and trade.
She stressed the depth of the common ties between Qatar and Mexico, and said that Mexico and Qatar are defenders of peace values and principles of respect for international law such as respect for national sovereignty, non-interference in the internal affairs of other countries and the pursuit of a negotiated solution to differences.