The first phase of Qatar's economic tour of the United States has been successful in strengthening bilateral co-operation in trade and investment, the Minister of Economy and Commerce HE Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed al-Thani has affirmed.
Qatar Industrial Manufacturing Company signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the US-based Stewart Engineers (SE) to study and evaluate the project.
The global economy is expected to grow at a solid pace through next year, boosted by faster expansion in the United States and Europe, but after that risks will build, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday.
The US Transportation Department must decide whether to adopt a pending proposal that would require all future vehicles to have the advanced technology.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad told a group of Russian lawmakers on Sunday that Western missile strikes on his country were an act of aggression, Russian news agencies reported.
HE Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Hamad al-Thani wrote: "The Gulf crisis has been fabricated after the hacking of Qatar News Agency, and then they [the blockading countries] have taken terrorism as their plea to justify everything they do".
The meeting focused on reviewing bilateral ties and the means to enhance them in different fields in order to serve joint interests.
Two sessions were held on Thursday in Washington, DC, as part of Qatar's ongoing economic tour of the US.
The economic forum, which coincided with the visit of His Highness the Emir to the US, forms part of the US economic facilitation tour that covers a number of US cities.