Qatar Defence Attaché Office Opens in Ankara with the Participation of the Chief of Staff of the Qatari Armed Forces

Issue 35 - September 2012

The Chief of Staff of the Qatari Armed Forces Major-General Hamad bin Ali al-Attiyah visited Turkey and Turkey’s Chief of General Staff, Necdet ÖZEL in his Office. During the visit, a Military Training Co-operation Agreement between the Armed Forces of Qatar and Turkey was signed by the two countries’ Chiefs of General Staff. In the opening ceremony of the Defence Attaché Office in Ankara, Major General Hamad Bin Ali AL-ATTIYAH also talked with the Turkish Defence officials.

National Defence Deputy Minister Kemal YARDIMCI, Undersecretary for Defence Industries Murad BAYAR, Ambassador to Turkey Abdul Razzaq AL ABDULGHANI, Deputy Undersecretary for the Defence Industries Sedat GÜLDOĞAN, Head of International Affairs Department Lütfi VAROĞLU, Qatari Military Attache, Brigadier General Hamid AL HAJRI, General Manager of MKEK İzzet ARTUNÇ, General Manager of HAVELSAN Sadık YAMAÇ, General Manager of ASELSAN Cengiz ERGENEMAN, Executive Vice President of TAI Emre YAZICI and a number of other Turkish and Qatari officials attended the ceremony.