Emir of Qatar and Cyprus President to discuss key regional and bilateral issues

Bilateral relations, regional developments including the "Amalthea" initiative, the Cyprus issue, as well as EU-Qatar relations, will be among the topics discussed by President Nikos Christodoulides and the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, at the Presidential Palace.

The Emir of Qatar will continue the second day of his official visit to Cyprus on 28 May with a formal welcome ceremony at the Presidential Palace.

Following the official welcome, President Nikos Christodoulides and Sheikh Tamim will engage in a private tete-a-tete meeting. The discussions will then broaden to include delegations from both countries, focusing on several key areas of mutual interest.

Central to the agenda are discussions on enhancing bilateral relations and the Cyprus initiative, "Amalthea," which aims to establish a maritime corridor to deliver humanitarian aid to civilians in Gaza.

Regional developments, the ongoing developments on Cyprus issue, and the broader context of EU-Qatar relations will also be key points of conversation.

After the formal talks, President Christodoulides will host a luncheon in honour of the Emir.

The visit began on Monday, when the Emir was received at Larnaca Airport followed by an informal meeting between the President and the Emir which highlighted the strong ties and friendly relations between the two states.

The official visit is set to conclude with the Emir's departure later on 28 May.

(Source: CNA)

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