Doha, March 31 (QNA) – Arab and South America’s countries leaders concluded here this evening at the Doha Sheraton their Second Summit chaired by H.H. the Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani.
Qatar‘s delegation to the Summit was chaired by H.H. the Heir Apparent Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani.
The closing session of the Summit was attended by H.H. Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser al Missned.Attending the closing session also were a number of their Excellencies the sheikhs ministers, guests as well as a number of heads of diplomatic missions accredited to Qatar.
H.H. the Emir and the Chairman of the Second Arab- South America countries’ Summit delivered a speech at the closing session:
Following is an unofficial translation of the text of H.H. the Emir’s Speech:
"Your Highnesses the leaders,
The Arab League Secretary General,
It gives me pleasure at the end of this Summit to express on behalf of the People of Qatar our thanks and appreciation for your participation in the works of this Summit, which we hope, its results would contribute to achieving the aspirations of the two regions’ peoples as well as deepening joint ties between us.
This meeting provided an opportunity to works together and come out with the Doha declaration, which we consider as a step for building a new way in support of enhancement of the strategic relations between the two regions.
also gives me pleasure to welcome the initiative of the friendly Republic of Peru to host the 3rd Arab- South America countries Summit in the City of Lima during the first half of 2011.
In the end, I would like to welcome you once again and to express our appreciation for your efforts which contributed to reaching these positive results. (QNA)