Seoul - Media & Communication Dept. - November 21
The State of Qatar participated in the 18th KoreaMiddle East Cooperation Forum that was convened in Seoul under the patronage of the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs with the aim of building a future partnership between Korea and the Middle East for mutual benefit and common prosperity.
HE Assistant Foreign Minister Lolwah bint Rashid Al Khater represented the State of Qatar in the forum and delivered an inaugural speech in the forum that was hosted by the Korea-Arab Society (KAS), Jeju Peace Institute, and Middle East Council on Global Affairs in the State of Qatar, that focused on the reality of the relationships between the Middle East region and Korea, ways to boost the bilateral and multi-lateral cooperation prospects between the State of Qatar and the Republic of Korea.
During the forum, three keynote sessions were held that focused on the political and economic themes, including food security with the participation of a host of officials, experts, and researchers from South Korea and the Middle East, including the Director of the Diplomatic Institute of Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr. Abdulaziz Al Horr, officials of the international organizations, and heads of the diplomatic missions of the Arab states in South Korea.
The attendees outlined that the current situation in the Middle East is evolving toward the achievement of more comprehensive cooperation between South Korea and the Middle East and discussed the ways to boost cooperation in future industries.
The forum was launched in 2003 to promote mutual understanding between South Korea and the Middle East and deepen joint cooperation ties.