Qatar Signs Agreement to Open UN Center on Children and Armed Conflict in Doha
HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani attended today the signing of an agreement between Qatar Fund For Development and the Office of the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict to open and finance a center for children and armed conflict in Doha, on the sidelines of the meetings of the UN General Assembly in New York.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs: HH the Amir's Speech Stressed Need to Overcome Crises in Accordance with International Law
HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said that HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani presented in his address to the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly touched on several important issues, the most important of which was the need to go beyond the phase of crises management to the pursuit of comprehensive and just solutions, guided by international law and standards.
QFFD to Fund Water and Sanitation Sector in Yemen
Upon the directives of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al -Thani, and in accordance with His Highness' speech before the UN General Assembly at its 73rd session, the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to support the water and sanitation sector in Yemen, in cooperation with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Meets Officials on Sidelines of UN General Assembly
HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani on Thursday met separately, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, with HE Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov; HE Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania Teodor Melescanu; HE Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan Erlan Abdyldayev; HE Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Salahuddin Rabbani; HE Minister of State for the Middle East at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Alistair Burt; HE Secretary- General of Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization Dr. Saeb Erekat; and United Nations Children's Fund's (UNICEF) Executive Director Henrietta Fore.
Qatar Takes Over Presidency of Asian Cooperation Dialogue for 2019
The State of Qatar today took over the presidency of the Asian Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) for 2019. Qatar affirmed that it will work on the objective of Asian consensus and cooperation and the development of the inter-Asian working mechanisms as a priority during its presidency of the dialogue, adding that it will encourage efforts to deepen trade and economic partnerships and promote the economic competitiveness of the countries of Asia.
HM Emperor Akihito of Japan met Thursday with HE Qatar's Ambassador to Japan Hassan bin Mohammad Rafi Al Emadi during a reception for the new ambassadors to Japan.