President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received the credentials of the newly appointed Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Azerbaijan Yusif bin Hasan Yusif al-Sai.
Ambassador Yusif bin Hasan Yusif al-Sai reviewed a guard of honor. Yusif bin Hasan Yusif al-Sai presented his credentials to President Ilham Aliyev.
President Ilham Aliyev then had a conversation with the Ambassador.
Ambassador Yusif bin Hasan Yusif al-Sai conveyed greetings of the Emir of the State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani to President Ilham Aliyev, Azerbaijan and its people.
Describing Qatar as a friendly country for Azerbaijan, the Ambassador noted that supported by President Ilham Aliyev, he will spare no efforts to contribute to further development of friendly ties between the two countries.
Expressing his satisfaction with the successful development of Azerbaijan-Qatar relations, President Ilham Aliyev hailed friendly and fraternal ties between the two countries. The head of state recalled the Emir of the State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani's official visit to Azerbaijan, describing it as successful and noting that fruitful discussions were held during the meetings. The President of Azerbaijan also underlined his meetings with the Emir of the State of Qatar on the sidelines of a number of international forums and hailed the importance of their exchange of views on bilateral relations and regional issues.
The sides emphasized the huge potential for cooperation between the two countries in a number of areas, particularly in agricultural and tourism fields, stressing the importance of increasing efforts in this regard.
President Ilham Aliyev thanked for the greetings of Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and asked the Ambassador to extend his greetings to the Emir of the State of Qatar.