His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and the Prime Minister of Belgium, Charles Michel, held on Tuesday a round of official talks at the cabinet's headquarters at Egmont Palace in Brussels.
At the outset of the session, Michel welcomed His Highness the Emir and the official delegation, expressing his delight at the Emir's visit to Belgium, which will enhance bilateral relations between the two friendly countries.
For his part, the Emir expressed his thanks for being invited to visit Belgium, which will help in developing bilateral relations in the different fields.
The session discussed means of boosting mutual cooperation in the fields of energy, economy, investment, culture, sport and health.
His Highness the Emir inspects a guard of honour in Brussels.
His Highness the Emir and the Belgian prime minister exchanged views on regional and international developments, particularly the current challenges in the Middle East and Europe, notably the phenomenon of terrorism and means of combating and uprooting it as well as eliminating its sources of financing.
Their excellencies members of the official delegation accompanying the Emir attended the session.
On the Belgian side, a number of ministers and senior officials were present.
An official reception ceremony was held for His Highness the Emir upon his arrival at the cabinet's headquarters on the occasion of his official visit to Belgium.