Qatar and Ethiopia Confer on Defense Collaboration and Strengthening Bilateral Relations

Qatar and Ethiopia Confer on Defense Collaboration and Strengthening Bilateral Relations

Doha, The Gulf Observer: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defense Affairs of Qatar, H.E. Dr. Khalid bin Mohammed Al Attiyah, held a significant meeting with the Minister of Defense of Ethiopia, H.E. Abraham Belay, and his accompanying delegation. Minister Belay is visiting Qatar to participate in the 8th Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference (DIMDEX 2024).

The meeting provided a platform for constructive discussions on matters of mutual concern, underlining the shared commitment to bolstering cooperation between the two nations. The distinguished delegates delved into various facets of bilateral relations, exploring avenues to strengthen and develop collaboration in the defense sector.

Attended by Qatar’s Military Attache to Ethiopia, H.E. Brig. Gen. Mohammed Ali Al Hajri, alongside several high-ranking officials and officers from both Qatar and Ethiopia, the meeting underscored the significance of fostering robust ties between the defense establishments of the two countries.

DIMDEX 2024 serves as a crucial backdrop for this diplomatic encounter, offering an ideal environment for engaging in meaningful discussions on maritime defense and security. The exhibition and conference provide a unique platform for nations to showcase their capabilities, share insights, and explore opportunities for collaboration in the maritime defense domain.

The meeting between Deputy Prime Minister Al Attiyah and Defense Minister Belay reflects the commitment of Qatar and Ethiopia to promoting regional security and stability. The nations anticipate that such engagements will contribute to the enhancement of defense cooperation, fostering enduring ties for the mutual benefit of both countries.