Coordinating the Arrival of Media Delegations
19 December 2016
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar (Department of Protocol) – presents its best regards to all diplomatic missions and distinguished offices accredited to the State of Qatar,
With reference to the media delegation visiting the country at the invitation of the diplomatic missions and distinguished offices accredited to the State without prior coordination with the Qatari authorities and what time constraints may cause the competent authority to be unable to meet the needs of those delegations.
The Ministry would like to inform heads of diplomatic missions and distinguished offices in the State that it is customary for delegations to meet with the Qatari diplomatic missions accredited to their countries in a timely manner which in their turn send a request to the Ministry in order to coordinate with the competent authorities to continue the procedures required to extract the imaging permits, make security check to the staff, arrange the visit schedule and interview them.
Therefore, the Ministry would like to acknowledge that such visits should be arranged in advance to meet the requests of visiting delegations.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Qatar takes this opportunity to express its utmost appreciation and respect to all.
- To all diplomatic missions and distinguished offices accredited to the State of Qatar.