Inauguration of Embassy in Doha

Ghana has opened its Embassy in Qatar’s capital Doha after more than 30 years of “progressive” relations between the two Countries, local media reported Tuesday.

“The bilateral relations between Qatar and Ghana will be further expanded, strengthened and consolidated” after the opening of the embassy, Qatar-based English newspaper Gulf Times cited Ghanaian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Hon. Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, as saying at the inauguration of the embassy.

The Hon. Minister also expressed appreciation for Qatar’s efforts to facilitate the speedy opening of Ghana’s embassy in Doha.

In addition, she hailed the appointment of the Qatari Ambassador in March, 2018 as a significant milestone in “the progressive developments in the relations” between the two countries.

In December, 2017 The Emir of the State of Qatar, His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani visited Ghana and signed several agreements in multiple sectors.

Ghana and Qatar have maintained economic and investment cooperation since the two countries established diplomatic relations in 1982.