Qatar and the Philippines signed an agreement and a set of memorandums of understanding following a round of official talks chaired by HH the Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani and Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino here yesterday.
The members of the official delegation accompanying the Emir attended the session.
The two sides discussed bilateral relations and means of enhancing and developing them in all fields, in addition to reviewing a number of issues of mutual concern.
After the talks, the Emir and the Philippine president signed an agreement to establish a joint businessmen council between Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry (QCCI), and Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry in addition to a number of Memorandums of Understanding (MoU).
A set of memorandums of understanding (MoU) were signed between the governments of Qatar and the Philippines.
The MoU’s are related to co-operation in the tourism, legal, agricultural and fisheries sectors.
Meanwhile, Qatar Holding also signed an investment MoU with the Philippines’ Department of Trade and Industry.
“This MOU would explore the investment opportunities in the Philippines in various sectors including natural resources, commodities, energy, agriculture, and infrastructure,” presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda said.

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