Hariri arrives in Qatar to take part in 17th Doha Forum

The Daily Star - Beirut May. 13, 2017 | 08:43 PM (Last updated: May 14, 2017 | 11:43 AM)



Prime Minister Saad Hariri Saturday landed in Qatar at the head of a ministerial delegation to take part of the 17th edition of the Doha Forum.
Hariri will meet with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on the sidelines of forum.
The forum dubbed "Development, Stability and the Refugee Crisis" will touch on the current political transformations at the international level, the challenges of economic development, investment, oil and gas, the political and economic role in refugee crisis, and the human and legal dimensions in dealing with these issues.
Hariri will give a keynote speech at the opening session, which is titled “International Cooperation and the Importance of Political and Economic Stability”.
The ministerial delegation is comprised of Social Affairs Minister Pierre Abou Assi, Information Minister Melhem Riachi, Minister of State for Refugee Affairs Mouin Merehbi, as well as former minister Bassem Sabaa, and the prime minister's Chief of Staff Nader Hariri.
The 17th Doha Forum takes place from May 14-15 and brings together regional and international political officials and business leaders.