Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar met with a cross section of Indian community members and school students at Doha in Qatar on Monday. In his address at the reception, the Vice President lauded the role played by the community in deepening India-Qatar links. He praised the community members for their accomplishments in their respective fields.
The Vice President reached Doha on Sunday for a two-day visit to Qatar to represent India at the inauguration of the FIFA World Cup. India and Qatar enjoy close and friendly relations with multifaceted partnership extending to areas of trade, security, defence, health, education, among others. In the last financial year, bilateral trade has crossed 15 billion US dollars. Next year, both countries will celebrate 50 years of establishment of full diplomatic relations.