HE President of the Dominican Republic Danilo Medina awarded the Order of Merit of Duarte, Sanchez and Mella, in Grade of Grand Cross Silver plate to HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the Dominican Republic Khamis bin Bati Al Sahouti for his efforts in promoting the relations between the two countries, on the occasion of ending his tenure in the country.
HE Dominican Minister of Foreign Affairs Miguel Vargas awarded the Order of Merit to HE Qatar's Ambassador on behalf of the President of Dominican Republic, in a ceremony held at the Dominican Foreign Ministry headquarters.
Commenting on the occasion, the Dominican Foreign Minister said that HE Ambassador Al Sahouti contributed to the development and strengthening of relations between the Dominican Republic and the State of Qatar.
For his part, HE Ambassador thanked the Dominican Government for the support accorded to him during his tour of duty in the country, and expressed his gratitude to HE the President of the Dominican Republic, the Dominican Government and people for honoring him with the Order of Merit.
The ceremony was attended by the Deputy Ministers of Foreign Affairs and the Ambassadors accredited to the Dominican Republic.
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs