The Minister of State for Defense Affairs HH Dr. Khalid bin Mohammed Al Attiyah has paid a visit to the Qatari peacekeeping force, deployed in the disputed border region between the Republic of Djibouti and the State of Eritrea.
During the visit, HE Dr. Al Attiyah met all the members of the Qatari force and conveyed to them the greeting of HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, the Supreme Commander of the Qatari Armed Forces.
Praising their superior performance, HE the Minister of State for Defense Affairs extended thanks to the members of Qatari peacekeeping force for their efforts.
In turn, the Qatari force servicemen thanked HE Dr. Al Attiyah, stressing that the visit has left a positive impact on their moral.
Dr. Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah was Qatar’s Minister of Foreign Affairs from June 2013 to January 2016. Since then, he is serving under the capacity of a Minister of State for Defense. Major General Hamad bin Ali Al Attiyah is the Minister of Defense of Qatar.