The Embassy of the State of Qatar to the United Mexican States organized a webinar on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Qatar and Mexico, with the participation of prominent personalities.
HE Undersecretary for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights at the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs Martha Delgado, President of the Foreign Affairs Asia – Pacific – Africa Commission at the Mexican Senate, Senator Cora Pinedo, President Mexico-Qatar Parliamentary Friendship Group Deputy Sergio Perez, president of the Arab chamber of industry and commerce Jamila Touma, HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Mexico Ambassador Mohamed Jassem Al Kuwari, and HE Mexican Ambassador to Qatar Graciela Gomez Garcia participated in the webinar.
In a speech on behalf of HE Mexican Foreign Minister, HE Undersecretary for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights at the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs hailed the close relations between Qatar and Mexico, which have witnessed development in recent years in several areas, especially in confronting the COVID-19 crisis and thanked the State of Qatar for its support to Mexico in facing this crisis.
HE Martha Delgado said that the State of Qatar is a strategic partner for Mexico in multilateral affairs and international politics, and she spoke about the State of Qatar’s foreign policy by supporting countries to face the COVID-19 pandemic.
HE Qatar’s Ambassador to Mexico stressed the importance of diplomatic representation between the two countries in expanding cooperation, pointing to cooperation in facing the COVID-19 pandemic. He pointed to Qatar’s USD 200,000 contribution to support Mexico in purchasing medical equipment for the medical staff in appreciation of its efforts in confronting the COVID-19.
Mexican Ambassador to Qatar focused on the development of bilateral relations between the two countries, which witnessed great cooperation in the areas of trade, international representation, and investments.
President of the Foreign Affairs Asia – Pacific – Africa Commission at the Mexican Senate pointed out that the Mexican Senate works closely to support bilateral relations through dialogue and the activation of agreements.
President Mexico-Qatar Parliamentary Friendship Group stressed the importance of trade exchange between the two countries, stressing that it’s witnessing great development, especially in the field of Mexican exports to the Qatari market such as agricultural food and other products.
President of the Arab chamber of industry and commerce said that the trade exchange between Qatar and Mexico exceeded USD 134 million in 2019, according to official figures from the Mexican Ministry of Economy.
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs