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By: Aldo Leporati
The emir of Qatar, Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani visited Buenos Aires with a delegation of 140 officials and businessmen willing to pay an important amount of funds to invest in the country and give a hand to the Government in these moments of economic uncertainty.
At just 39, Al Thani is a billionaire who rules Qatar since 2013, and it is the third time in less than two years that he officially meets with Macri. On this official visit he sought to sign several agreements in areas related to renewable energy, shale gas, agricultural products, science and mining. In the oil area there is an important interest in developing projects in Argentina. In fact, the Argentine ambassador in Doha, met a few weeks ago at the headquarters of Qatar Petroleum, with its CEO, and there they discussed the future investments of Qatar Petroleum in the Vaca Muerta gas field, as well as investments in other resources energetics.
The emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad, said that his country "has great interest to invest in Argentina" because he considered it "a promising market", while President Mauricio Macri said that the government aspires to join Qatar as " one of the suppliers of energy security in the world thanks to the Vaca Muerta project "and stressed that" Qatar's experience in this field will be of great help to us ".
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