True to its original full title, the Forum will offer a sweeping overview of issues regarding Democracy, Development and Free Trade in the Middle-East, the Arab countries and the world. More broadly, this international meeting will discuss critical political, economic, social, financial, strategic and human matters of pressing concern for a region witnessing some of the most substantial changes in its very long History.


The international guests of honor this year will include some current Heads of State and Government. The Forum will also feature other distinguished opinion leaders, eminent political thinkers, decision – makers and members of parliament, renowned businessmen, academics, media figures and international organizations. These participants will contribute to a free, learned and stimulating debate on each of the many topics on the Forum's agenda, with a focus on the Arab Spring, the global financial and economic crisis, International Cooperation, Global Economy, Development, Human Rights and Digital Media.


The 13th Doha Forum will be held at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in the State of Qatar from 20-22 May, 2013. It will be attended by more than 600 participants representing over 80 countries and organizations.

HE Prime Minister Meets Heads of Delegations Participating in Doha Forum Monday

Qatar News Agency
Doha, May 12, 2014




HE Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani met a number of their excellencies heads of delegations participating in the Doha Forum and Enriching The Middle East's Economic Future Conference which kicked off Monday evening at Ritz Carlton Hotel.

HE the Prime Minister met separately head of the Irish Parliamentary Committee Pat Breen, and Prime Minister of the Bahamas Perry Gladstone, and Tunisian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mongi Hamdi, and Member of Parliament and Minister of Commerce in Bangladesh Tufail Ahmed, and Moldovan Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Poting.


During the meetings, they discussed bilateral relations between Qatar and those countries and ways of strengthening them, in addition to topics on the agenda of Doha Forum and Enriching The Middle East's Economic Future Conference.