Doha / Information Office / August 21
HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani met today with HE the UK Prime Minister's Envoy to Afghanistan Sir Simon Gaas, who is currently visiting the country.
The meeting dealt with reviewing bilateral cooperation between the two countries, and the latest security and political developments in Afghanistan.
HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs stressed during the meeting on the importance of protecting civilians, intensifying efforts to reach a national reconciliation, and working towards a comprehensive political resolution that guarantees a peaceful transition of power in Afghanistan, in line with the gains made by the Afghan people.
For his part, Sir Simon Gaas thanked the State of Qatar for its active contribution in the process of evacuating civilians in Afghanistan, and its strong efforts in the peace process in Afghanistan and the region. (QNA)