Emir of Qatar arrives in Jaipur for two-day visit

Posted By: PTI
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Jaipur, Mar 21: Emir of Qatar Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani on Tuesday arrived in Jaipur for his two-day visit to the pink city. The Emir reached Jaipur International Airport on Tuesday on his private plane with over 30 members on board, including his family, protocol officer Mohd Tariq Khan told PTI.

Emir of Qatar Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani. Photo credit: Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Emir of Qatar/Facebook

He will be staying at a city hotel for two days, he said. "It is Emir's personal tour. He has come along with his family and his support staff. He will be in Jaipur for two days," protocol officer, Khan said.

On March 15, the Emir congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the results of assembly elections in five states.

The Centre's ruling Bharatiya Janata party has come to power in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur, while the Congress formed the government in Punjab.


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