Visit to NATO of Opinion Leaders from Qatar

  • 29 Jan. 2007 - 29 Jan. 2007
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  • Last updated: 13 Aug. 2008 15:11

On 29 January, the NATO Public Diplomacy Division organised, in the context of the public diplomacy activities for the Istanbul Cooperation Initiative, a visit to NATO Headquarters of high-level opinion leaders from the State of Qatar.

From left to right: Mr. Nassir Ali Al Khater, Legal Researcher at the Shoura Council of Qatar,  Mr. Mohammed Abdulaziz Al Ansari, Assistant General Director of External Information Agency, Mr. Abdulla Khalid Al Mana, Member of the Shoura Council of Qatar, Mr. Ibrahim Mohammed Al Musnad, Member of the Shoura Council of Qatar, Brig. Salim Fahad Al Ahbabi, Qatar Armed Forces, Mr. Khalifa Ahmed Al Suaidi, Plenipotentiary Minister at the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Qatar, Sheikh Sultan Bin Saheem Al-Thani, Third Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Qatar, Col. Khalfan Abdulla Al Suaidi, Qatar Armed Forces

During the visit, they met with NATO Deputy Secretary General, H.E. Amb. Minuto Rizzo and with NATO’s Assistant Secretary General for Public Diplomacy Mr. Jean Fournet and received briefings by officials of the Alliance on current NATO policies and operations, the Istanbul Cooperation Initiative, defense reform and the military cooperative activities under the Istanbul Cooperation Initiative.