Culture Minister meets UN official

May 30, 2014 - 10:35:09 am
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)