The Diplomatic Institute organized a visit for the diplomats participating in the second constituent program to the German Technology History Exhibition that held at the Islamic Museum Hall on the occasion of the German-Qatari Cultural Year.

HE Mr. Noor Mohammad Khulouf, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the State of Qatar, stressed that the Qatari-Russian relations are developing in various fields, which comes under the directives of HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and Russian President Vladimir Putin. During a seminar on "Russian-Qatari relations" at the Foreign Ministry's Diplomatic Institute, attended by HE Mrs. Nadia Al-Shaibi, Assistant Director of the Diplomatic Institute, Ambassadors and Diplomats at the Ministry, Russia has supported Qatar's position in the need to resolve the dispute through dialogue, since the outbreak of the Gulf crisis. The Russian ambassador said that HH Amir's visit to Russia last year and his meeting with President Putin gave a strong impetus to the development the relations.

A round table organized by the Diplomatic Institute between a delegation from the British Royal College, and academics from Qatar University and Qatari diplomats, discussed the Gulf crisis following the blockade imposed by three Gulf countries and Egypt on Qatar since last June. The speakers reviewed the expected scenarios as the blockade continued; either to escalate or seeing an end.

Ambassador Otsuka: trade balance between Qatar and Japan is QAR 35 billion. “The Japanese-Qatari relations are deeply rooted and date back to early seventies of the last century; especially in 1972, and develops from year to year”.

HE Dr. Ahmed Hassan Al Hammadi, Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, sponsored a graduation batch of foreign diplomats who participated in the special training program organized by the Diplomatic Institute.

The Diplomatic Institute / Ministry of Foreign Affairs celebrated the graduation of the second batch of the intensive training program that assigned for the high-profile posts at the Ministry. HE Mrs. Nadia Ahmed Al Shaibi, Director of the Diplomatic Institute and HE Abdul Aziz Abdul Qader Al Ahmad, Head of Human Resources Department, attended the celebration.

In a lecture organized by the Diplomatic Institute

The Hague Institute for Global Justice: International law permits the prosecution of the siege states

Assistant Director of the Diplomatic Institute meets with the trainees of the new foundation program

Assistant Director of the Diplomatic Institute discuss cooperation with Iraq, Tunisia and Spain