‘The Queen met the Emir of Qatar at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday during his first official visit to Britain since 2013.
Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has been expected to reject allegations that his country is funding Islamic State militants.
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Qatar is one of the world’s richest countries and has invested heavily in British firms and property. Amongst its investments are London’s tallest building, the Shard, which was funded by the Qatari royal family, and the upmarket Harrods department store which is owned by sovereign wealth fund Qatar Investment Authority.
However British media reports in the run-up to the trip have focused on long-running allegations from neighbouring Gulf Arab states that Qatar is using its vast oil and gas wealth to back Islamists across the Middle East.’
Report by the Telegraph
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