DOHA  - Qatar Emir Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani on Tuesday assured Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani that the interests of Pakistan would never be compromised in any case.“Prime Minister Gilani’s visit will open a new chapter of strategic relations between the two countries and Qatar is ready to cooperate with Pakistan in all fields,’’ the Qatar’s ruler said in a meeting with Gilani at the Amiri Diwan. He termed the Prime Minister’s tour a fresh start. The Emir said Qatar wanted to maintain a strategic relationship with Pakistan regardless of the tactical calculation of profit and loss. The two sides expressed satisfaction at several accords between the two countries, mainly on import of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), security cooperation, customs and hydroelectric power development. The Qatari Emir expressed willingness to help Pakistan overcome its energy crisis.Gilani said Pakistan attached a great importance to its relations with Qatar and wanted to explore new avenues of cooperation. About the Afghanistan issue, the Prime Minister said Pakistan was in favour of peaceful outcome and any initiative on the issue must not affect Pakistan. He said solution to Afghan problem must be left with its people to decide. He said Pakistan had paid huge price in the war against terrorism. The Qatari Emir assured that the interests of Pakistan would never be compromised.Gilani took up the matter of Pakistani manpower in Qatar. He said Pakistan on the demand of Qatar would send professionals, trained by its Technical Education Ministry the preparatory projects of FIFA 2022 to be held in Doha.The Prime Minister sought the support of Qatar in the finalisation of Free Trade Agreement with the countries of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).The Emir assured Gilani of complete support for holding exhibition of its products in Qatar which, he said, would yield manifold revenue. Gilani invited the Emir to attend the celebrations of Pakistan Day on March 23 as a chief guest. The Emir said he would like to visit Pakistan at a convenient date. Prime Minister Gilani also visited Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum to witness a rare collection of the Islamic art and Qatari heritage.The museum houses a private collection of over 3,000 pieces accumulated by Qatar’s one of the most successful businessman, Sheikh Faisal, from all over the world at his farmhouse in Samariyah, some 22km West of Doha.Sheikh Faisal Al Thani took the Prime Minister to various sections of his museum and briefed him about the collection.In the visitors’ book, the Prime Minister wrote that he was hugely impressed by the rare collection of Islamic and Qatari art.Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Petroleum and Natural Resources Dr Asim Hussain, Technical Education Minister Riaz Hussain Pirzada accompanied the Prime Minister.