The Diplomatic relations began between the State of Qatar and the Dominican Republic in the year 2000, through the signature of an agreement to establish the diplomatic relations between the two countries. The Dominican Republic opened its Embassy in Doha in the year 2005, while the Embassy of the State of Qatar opened in Santo Domingo in the year 2007 becoming the first Arab Embassy in the Dominican Republic.
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Dominican Republic. Businessman and entrepreneur, with more than 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. His businesses represented some of the most important international telecom companies for the Dominican Republic, securing market access for 7 of the world’s top brands. Mr. Bahsa is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, English, and Arab due to his Lebanese heritage, becoming his competitive advantage when doing business with the Middle East. His has been chosen by the President to represent the Dominican Republic, by promoting the country’s foreign policy goals and securing the political and economic agenda.