The Minister of Defense, Hon. Guido Crosetto, visited Qatar on 17 and 18 October. The visit, scheduled alongside bilateral military exercises, allowed for discussions at the highest level on political topics, as well as on the bilateral partnerships in the defense sector.
The political agenda of the visit included meetings at the Emiri Diwan first with his counterpart H.E. Defense Minister Khalid bin Mohammed Al Attiyah and then with H.E the Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.
The Minister and the delegation took part in meetings at the presence of a delegation of the Qatari armed forces led by the Chief Head of Defense, Lt. Gen. Al Nabit, by the Chief Head of Navy, Lt. Gen. Al Sulaiti, and by the Chief Head of the Army Lt. Gen. Al Kayarin.
The Italian military delegation included the Deputy Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Carmine Masiello, the Chief Head of the Army Lt. Gen. Pietro Serino, the Head of COMFOTER Supporti Lt. Gen. Massimo Scala.
The Minister and the military delegation also attended the DV-Day of the joint “Al Nasr” drill between the Italian and Qatari armed forces.