NEW YORK: Qatari Minister of Culture, Arts and Heritage HE Dr Hamad Abdul Aziz Al Kuwari met here today with UN Deputy Secretary General Jan Eliasson.
HE the Minister of Culture is New York to attend the US International Book Fair.
HE the Minister of Culture and the UN Deputy Secretary-General discussed the role that culture plays in the convergence between nations and peoples as well as Qatar's efforts to promote the role of culture.
The two sides agreed in principle that the Qatari Ministry of Culture would publish a book about the first Secretary-General of the United Nations Dag Hammarskjold in several international languages.
The meeting was attended by HE Qatar's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Sheikha Alia Ahmed bin Saif Al Thani.(QNA)