30 November, 2017
Article length: 57 words
Ahmed Bin Jassim: Iran trade ties
Economy minister Sheikh Ahmed Bin Jassim Al-Thani travelled to Tehran on 26 November for talks on boosting trade links, holding discussions with Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and industry, mine and trade minister Mohammad Shariatmadari. Iranian media quoted Shariatmadari as saying that Qatar had proposed to boost bilateral trade fivefold, from $1bn a year to $5bn/yr.