His Excellency Sheikh Dr. Khalid bin Thani receives His Excellency Mr. Mark Drakeford, First Minister of Wales


QIIB Chairman HE Sheikh Dr. Khalid Thani Al-Thani received in his Majlis this morning Rt Hon Mark Drakeford, First Minister of Wales, for a business breakfast.

The meeting was attended by Councillor Ali Ahmed, who represents Cathays Ward of Cardiff Council and the delegation accompanying him.

The meeting was also attended by Mr. Rashid Nasser al-Kaabi, QIIB Vice Chairman, Mr. Ali Abdullatif al-Misnad, QIIB Board Member, Dr. Abdulbasit Ahmed al-Shaibei, QIIB CEO and Mr. Ali Ibrahim Al-Abdulghani, CEO, Qatar Islamic Insurance.

Rt Hon Mark Drakeford expressed his happiness with the meeting, and his happiness for visiting the State of Qatar, which comes on the occasion of the opening of the Fifa World Cup Qatar 2022, in which the Welsh national team is competing.

During the meeting, they discussed investment opportunities and ways to enhance business cooperation between the two sides, especially since there is solid ground and broad cooperation between Qatari and Welsh companies that can be built upon and further strengthened. 

HE Sheikh Dr. Khalid stressed that the historical relationship between the State of Qatar and the United Kingdom support the directions of the Qatari and Welsh business sectors to develop their cooperation and carry out joint initiatives and projects that will bring great benefits to both the sides.