An adviser for the British defense ministry, Air Marshal Martin Elliot Sampson, told Qatar’s state news agency (QNA) on Monday that the first delivery of typhoon jets will be delivered to Qatar in August.
In 2017, BAE Systems and Qatar entered into a contract valued at around 5 billion pounds ($6.7 billion) for the country to buy 24 Typhoon combat aircraft.
The British defense group had said delivery was expected in late 2022.
Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani began a state visit to the UK on Monday.
Qatar is set to invest 10 billion pounds in UK over the next five years as part of a new strategic investment partnership, according to the UK prime minister’s office.
Qatar Investment Authority cannot exit Russian market: OfficialThe Qatar Investment Authority cannot exit the Russian market and is waiting to assess its position there because of the Ukraine crisis, one of the ... Gulf
Security guard killed inside Qatar Embassy in ParisA security guard was killed in the early hours of Monday inside the Qatar Embassy in Paris in an incident that does not appear to have any links to ... World News
Germany, Qatar sign energy partnership agreementGermany and Qatar signed on Friday a declaration to deepen their energy partnership, with a focus on trade in hydrogen and liquefied natural gas (LNG) ... Middle East
Qatar to invest $5 billion in Spain’s EU-funded recoveryQatar’s $300 billion sovereign wealth fund plans to invest $5 billion in Spanish projects, the Gulf state’s ruler said late on Tuesday in a dinner ... Middle East