Minister of Culture meets UNCTAD Secretary General

February 19, 2014 - 2:35:16 pm

DOHA: HE Minister of Culture, Arts and Heritage, Dr. Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kuwari who is also Chairman of the 13th session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD XIII) met here on Wednesday with Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, the Secretary-General of UNCTAD, who is currently visiting Qatar to participate in the conference of the Arab States Regional South-South Development (GSSD) Expo.

During the meeting, the two sides reviewed the role played by the State of Qatar as the President of UNCTAD XIII with a view to contributing to the global efforts aiming at addressing the new challenges the world today is witnessing and its direct impacts on Doha conference.

For his part, the Secretary-General of UNCTAD expressed his appreciation to the efforts being exerted by Qatar to meet objectives of this conference.

He extended an invitation to HE the Minister in his capacity as President of UNCTAD XIII to attend the UNCTAD's 50th anniversary which will be held on June 16, 2014.


Minister of Justice meets Azerbaijan's ambassador

HE Minister of Justice Dr. Hassan Lahdan Saqr Al Mohannadi met here Wednesday with HE Azerbaijan's ambassador to Qatar Tawfiq Abdullayev.

During the meeting, they discussed relations between Qatar and the Republic of Azerbaijan, and ways of enhancing them in various fields, especially the legal and legislative ones. (QNA)