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Qatar’s emir to receive Sudan’s Bashir in Doha on Wednesday

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Qatar’s ruler Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani will meet with the Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Wednesday in Doha, according to Qatar News Agency.

The statement which was published on Monday on QNA twitter account, added that both leaders will discuss the fraternal relations between the two countries and ways of promoting them.

No further details were given.

Bashir is expected to arrive in Doha on Tuesday.

On Sunday, Qatar’s emir traveled to Beirut, making a brief presence at the start of the Arab Economic and Social Development Summit.

But the emir had abruptly left for his country after attending the summit for around an hour.

In the meantime, Sudan is struggling with near daily demonstrations triggered by a worsening economic crisis which have shaken the country since Dec. 19. Protesters have called for an end to President Omar al-Bashir’s three-decade rule, blaming him for the country’s problems.