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Cyprus and Qatar sign an Agreement and Memoranda of Understanding

27 January, 2014

The Republic of Cyprus and the State of Qatar signed Monday an Agreement and Memoranda of Understanding, in the framework of the official visit of the President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades, in Doha.

During the President’s meeting with the Emir of the State of Qatar, the Ministers accompanying the President of the Republic signed, on behalf of the Republic of Cyprus, one Agreement and three Memoranda of Understanding.

The Memoranda of Understanding concern the cooperation between the two counties in the fields of education, energy and desalination and waste water treatment and reuse, while the Agreement concerns the cooperation on legal affairs.

On behalf of the Republic, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ioannis Kasoulides signed the Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the field of education as well as the Agreement on cooperation in the legal field, the Minister of Energy Yiorgos Lakkotrypis, signed a Memorandum of Understanding on energy and he Minister of Agriculture, Nicos Kouyialis, signed the Memorandum of Understanding on desalination and waste water treatment and reuse.