The Embassy of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana in the State of Qatar was opened in Doha on Tuesday.
25 May 2023, 12:00 AM
30 June 2023, 12:00 AM
Guyana made a big step in its relations with Qatar as it opened an embassy in Doha.
President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana HE Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali, and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs HE Sultan bin Saad Al Muraikhi cut the ribbon to announce the opening of the embassy.
In his speech at the opening ceremony, the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs congratulated the Cooperative Republic of Guyana on the opening of the embassy building, hoping that it would constitute a starting point towards progress and push forward relations between the two countries.
Since their inception in 1996, the bilateral relations between the two friendly countries have been witnessing remarkable development in many fields, he noted.
He affirmed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' keenness on providing all possible facilities to further support and strengthen bilateral relations at all levels, especially in the economic, political and cultural fields in order to attain the aspirations of the leadership of the two friendly countries and peoples.
Guyana, Cuba and the Dominican Republic are the only Caribbean countries to have an embassy in the petrochemical rich Middle Eastern nation.
Safraaz Ahmad Shadood is Guyana’s Ambassador to Qatar.
Ali is visiting Qatar with a delegation that includes Senior Minister in the Office of the President with responsibility for Finance, Dr Ashni Singh.
The president has held several high-level meetings with Qatari officials including the emir, Prime Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani and Chairman of Qatar Tourism and Group CEO of Qatar Airways Akbar Al Baker.