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Kamlesh Prakash Presents Credentials to Qatar Prince

Fiji’s Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates Kamlesh Prakash last week presented his credentials to  the Emir of the State of Qatar at the Emiri Diwan, Qatar’s seat of government
20 May 2016 10:37
Kamlesh Prakash Presents Credentials to Qatar Prince
Fiji’s Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates Kamlesh

Fiji’s Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates Kamlesh Prakash last week presented his credentials to  the Emir of the State of Qatar at the Emiri Diwan, Qatar’s seat of government His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.

Ambassador Prakash conveyed the warm greetings of the President Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote to the State of Qatar.

He also expressed Fiji’s best wishes for the Qatari people and reaffirmed the desire to strengthen existing relations between the two countries.

Ambassador Prakash reiterated the Fijian Government’s gratitude to the State of Qatar for their influential support in pursuing the release of the 45 Fijian peacekeepers taken hostage by the Al Nusra Front while serving in the Golan Heights.

Ambassador Prakash also shared the efforts of the Fijian Government in its recovery and rehabilitation works in the aftermath of its most destructive Tropical Cyclone Winston and sought assistance from the State of Qatar.

Ambassador Prakash also presented his credentials to the Assistant Minister for Foreign Affairs Sultan Bin Saad Al Meraikhi. Discussions centered on investment prospects in Fiji and employment opportunities for Fijians in Qatar, noting that a small number of Fijian nationals worked in Qatar mainly in the aviation sector and there was a possibility to grow the numbers especially in the hospitality and tourism sector as Qatar gears to host the FIFA Soccer World Cup in 2022.

Ambassador Prakash was accompanied by his wife Mala Prakash and is the second non-resident Ambassador to Qatar since a diplomatic mission was established in the region in 2012.

Formal diplomatic relations between Fiji and the State of Qatar was established on October 20, 2010.

Source: DEPTFO News

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