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On the occasion of the ROMANIAN BOOK AWARD CEREMONY FOR 2013 held in the city of Iasi, between 13 to 16 March 2014, the State of Qatar was invited as the official guest state of the ceremony.

Premiul de carte al Romaniei pentru 2013Professor Dr. Anton Caragea-IRICE director presents to the public the official guest of ROMANIAN BOOK AWARD FOR 2013: the Ambassador of State of Qatar-H.E. Saad Al Kobaisi

Professor Dr. Anton Caragea, Director of Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation, invited H.E. Ambassador of State of Qatar-Saad Al-Kobaisi to attend the official festivity for BOOK AWARD CEREMONY and also to discover the touristic and economic potential of the region and to immerse in the architectural beauty of city of Iasi.

Manastiri in MoldovaVisiting North of Moldavia Monasteries (from left to right): senator Ionel Agrigoroaei, H.E. Ambassador Saad Al Kobasi and Professor Dr. Anton Caragea

On the occasion of the cultural events held in Moldavian cultural capital-Iasi the Qatar Ambassador had presented to the public promotion movies of his country as a world class touristic and economic destination and highlighted in an ample speech the Qatar landmarks: City of education, Culture museum in Doha, medical research facilities, touristic potential and economic opportunities offered by the hosting by Qatar of the World Football Championship etc.

Manastirea DobrovatVisiting the world famous cradle of orthodoxy: Hadambu Monastery

Qatar Ambassador had attended the handover ceremony for ROMANIAN BOOK AWARD FOR 2013 to Senator Ionel Agrigoroaei for his work: THE TRUTH WILL SET US FREE and offered autographs to the hundreds of Romanian culture admirers and also to the Qatar friends presented at the venue.

The visit encompasses also a dense program of cultural visits to splendid objectives in the area such as: Hadambu Monastery, Trei Ierahi (Three Bishops) Church, Saint Nicholas in Copou Church, and Ruginoasa Royal Palace of the Alexandru Ioan Cuza-the unifying king of Romania, Dosoftei House and Palace of Culture etc.

Ion Creanga Memorial HouseVisiting the Memorial House of famous romanian writer: Ion Creanga

During the trip the Ambassador of State of Qatar was welcomed by the parliament representatives of the city of Iasi: senator Ionel Agrigoroaei and member of Chamber of Deputies: Gheorghe Emacu   and received a warm welcoming at the Ruginoasa palace on behalf of all the local community and a gala dinner was offered in his honor by the cultural and political elite of the county.

Ruginoasa PalaceVisiting Ruginoasa Royal Palace

Economic objectives were also high on the agenda, with major factories and companies in the area visited and a meeting with 25 key business people of the city was held.

In the concluding speech of the visit Professor Dr. Anton Caragea had appreciated the hospitality and warm of the welcoming and congratulated the Iasi senator: Ionel Agrigoroaei for his special initiative to inscribe city of Iasi in the DISCOVER ROMANIA diplomatic trips program.

Ruginoasa Cultural centerVisiting the Ruginoasa Cultural Center 

The ambassador of State of Qatar-Saad Al Kobaisi had remarked on his turn the beauty of the area, the exceptional economic potential and the importance of promoting international Romanian culture by the ROMANIAN BOOK AWARD.

The presence of the State of Qatar at the main cultural event held in Romania it is a self portraying image of the cultural potential of Qatar and of the special significance of the bilateral relations between Romanian and Qatar and of the special role played by the Ambassador of State of Qatar-Saad Al-Kobaisi in fostering the image of his country and cementing this relation.

Arta in MoldovaThe world famous art of Moldavia

Old St.Nicholas ChurchVisiting the UNESCO site of Saint Nicholas church

Qatar and RomaniaStanding ovation to honor the State of Qatar and his ambassador-His Excellency Saad Al Kobaisi 

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