Embassies and Consulates of the State of Qatar Continue National Day Celebrations

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Embassies and Consulates of the State of Qatar Continue National Day Celebrations

The diplomatic, consular and representative missions of the State of Qatar continued its celebrations the occasion of the National Day, which falls on Dec. 18, in commemoration of the founder of the state, Sheikh Jassim Bin Muhammad Bin Thani, under the slogan: "We praise you, the Lord of the Throne, We accept your judgment in all actions."

Their Excellencies, Heads of the diplomatic, consular and representative missions of the State of Qatar abroad raised their highest greetings and blessings to HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, HH the Father Amir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, and all the Qatari people on this occasion, wishing the State of Qatar more progress and prosperity.

The diplomatic celebrations in the capitals and cities of the world witnessed the participation of high-level officials, which reflected Qatar's distinguished relations with the countries of the world.

In Berlin, the Embassy of the State of Qatar in the Federal Republic of Germany held a virtual celebration on the occasion of the National Day.

In a speech on this occasion, HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Germany Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Thani stressed that the celebration of the National Day is not limited to the anniversary of the founding only, but rather the celebration of the achievements made during the process of construction and development under the wise leadership of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani.

The strength of the bilateral relations between the State of Qatar and the Federal Republic of Germany is based on a solid foundation of friendship, respect, cooperation, and common interests, HE the Ambassador said. He added that the political will of both countries in developing bilateral relations was evident in the common visions regarding the regional and international challenges to consolidate peace around the world.

He praised the strong political and economic relations between the two countries, which were reflected in the cultural field, especially in light of the important role played by the Arab cultural house "Al-Diwan" as a bridge between the Arab and German cultures.

In Mogadishu, the Embassy of the State of Qatar to the Federal Republic of Somalia celebrated the National Day.

In a speech on this occasion, HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Somalia Hassan bin Hamza Hashem expressed pride in the great achievements made by the State of Qatar during an exceptional period in which the whole world suffers from the COVID-19 pandemic effects, pointing to Qatar's pioneering efforts in supporting countries of the world to confront the COVID-19 outbreak.

HE the Ambassador affirmed that the Qatari-Somali relations are witnessing a great development at all levels and fields.

In the context, HE the Ambassador received congratulations from senior officials in the Somali government and ambassadors accredited to Mogadishu on this occasion, expressing their admiration for the great achievements made by the State of Qatar in various fields under its wise leadership.

The Federal Government of Somalia, represented by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, sent a cable of congratulations to the leadership of the State of Qatar and the Qatari people, in which it expressed its warmest congratulations on the occasion of the National Day, wishing further progress and prosperity for the Qatari people under the wise leadership.

In Tehran, the Embassy of the State of Qatar to the Islamic Republic of Iran held a celebration on the occasion of the National Day.

The celebration was limited to the participation of the members of the mission. HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Iran Mohammed bin Hamad Al Hajri received congratulatory calls and cables from officials, businessmen, and media personnel in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

In Kabul, the Embassy of the State of Qatar to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan held a celebration on the occasion of the National Day.

The participation was limited to HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Afghanistan Saeed bin Mubarak Al Khayarin, members of the diplomatic mission and administrative staff, due to the COVID-19 conditions. 

In Tirana, the Embassy of the State of Qatar to the Republic of Albania held a virtual celebration on the occasion of the National Day.

 

In a speech, HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the Republic of Albania Ali bin Hamad Al Marri stressed that December 18 is a day of pride in the country's past, the glory of the prosperous present, and optimism for a promising future in all fields, at the national and international levels.

The celebration included decorating the facade of the University of Tirana with the Qatari flag, and launching fireworks in the colors of the Qatari flag in the sky at the center of the Albanian capital, Tirana.

In Manila, the Embassy of the State of Qatar to the Republic of the Philippines held a celebration on the occasion of the National Day.

HE Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Philippines Teodoro Locsin, HE Assistant Secretary of State of the Philippines for the Middle East and African Affairs Leslie Baja, and HE Chief of Staff of the Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines Irene B. Natividad attended the ceremony.

The guests of the ceremony were received by HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the Philippines Dr. Ali bin Ibrahim Al Malki.

In Dushanbe, the Embassy of the State of Qatar in the Republic of Tajikistan celebrated the National Day. Participation in the celebration was restricted to members of the mission, due to the health measures to limit the COVID-19 spread.

In Asuncion, the Embassy of the State of Qatar in the Republic of Paraguay held a virtual celebration on the occasion of the National Day.

In a speech on this occasion, Said bin Hamad Al Marri, Acting Charge d'Affairs at the Embassy of the State of Qatar to Paraguay, referred to the achievements of the state under the wise leadership, in various fields and its prominent role at the international level.

In Addis Ababa, the Embassy of the State of Qatar to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia celebrated the occasion of the National Day.

HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Ethiopia Hamad bin Mohammed Al Dossary held a celebration in which members of the embassy, the military attach, and the mission's staff participated. 

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