President Halimah Yacob was received by His Highness Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani at the Amiri Diwan in Doha this morning. After the Ceremonial Welcome Ceremony, President Halimah called on Sheikh Tamim who hosted a State Luncheon in President’s honour. President Halimah and Sheikh Tamim reaffirmed the longstanding and excellent ties between Singapore and Qatar. They noted the importance of the Singapore - Qatar High Level Joint Committee (HLJC) as the key platform for bilateral engagement and welcomed the convening of the 8th HLJC later this year. As small states, both countries share many common challenges and a mutual interest in promoting a rules-based world order.
President Halimah and Sheikh Tamim had a fruitful discussion on ways to strengthen cooperation in areas including trade and investment, energy, and food security. President Halimah and Sheikh Tamim also had an exchange of views on regional and international developments.
President Halimah and Sheikh Tamim welcomed the signing of several Memoranda of Understanding in the areas of capacity building, Liquefied Natural Gas and low-carbon technology, food security, cybersecurity, and innovation. The list of MOUs are at Annex.
His Excellency Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Bin Jassim Al Thani paid a courtesy call on President Halimah. They had a productive discussion on bilateral cooperation and exchanged views on recent global developments. Sheikh Mohammed will make an Official Visit to Singapore later this year, in conjunction with the 8th HLJC.
President Halimah will depart for Singapore tomorrow morning.
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MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
21 JUNE 2023
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Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the State of Qatar and the Government of the Republic of Singapore for cooperation in the field of food security
Memorandum of Understanding for the cooperation in the Field of Cybersecurity between the National Cyber Security Agency of the State of Qatar and the Cyber Security Agency of the Republic of Singapore
Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the State of Qatar and the Government of the Republic of Singapore on the Implementation of a Training Programme for the Asia-Middle East Dialogue Countries at the Regional Training Centre for Public Administration In the State of Qatar
Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Trade and Industry of the Republic of Singapore and QatarEnergy of the State of Qatar on Liquefied Natural Gas and Low-Carbon Technology Cooperation
Memorandum of Understanding between Qatar Research Development and Innovation Council and Enterprise Singapore in the Field of Innovation
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