The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
President Obama to Welcome Amir of Qatar to the White House
President Obama will welcome to the White House the Amir of Qatar, His Highness Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, on Thursday, April 14, 2011. Qatar is an important partner of the United States, and the President looks forward to discussing a range of issues with the Amir, including the recent developments in the Middle East and Qatar's leadership in the international effort to protect Libyan civilians.