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Qatar elected to key UN committees

Qatar elected to key UN committees

The United Nations General Assembly elected Second Secretary at the Permanent Delegation of Qatar to the United Nations Ahmed bin Saif al-Kuwari as Vice-Chairman of the UN Economic and Financial Committee ...

Qatar elected to Unesco panel on protection of cultural diversity

Qatar elected to Unesco panel on protection of cultural diversity

Qatar has been elected as a member of the Intergovernmental Committee of the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco).

Mohamed al-Mudahka elected vice-president of Mind Sports Association

Mohamed al-Mudahka elected vice-president of Mind Sports Association

Mohamed al-Mudahka, chairman of Qatar Chess Association, has been elected vice-president of the International Mind Sports Association (IMSA) ...

Al-Mahmoud elected president of 140th IPU Assembly

Al-Mahmoud elected president of 140th IPU Assembly

HE the Advisory Council Speaker Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud was unanimously elected as president of the 140th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) ...

Qatar's Saoud al-Mohannadi elected FIFA Council member

Qatar's Saoud al-Mohannadi elected FIFA Council member

Qatar Football Association (QFA) Vice President, Saoud al-Mohannadi, has been elected as a member of the powerful FIFA Council for the session 2019-2023, on the sidelines of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) ...

PSG president Al-Khelaifi elected to UEFA executive committee

PSG president Al-Khelaifi elected to UEFA executive committee

Nasser al-Khelaifi, the Qatari president of French giants Paris Saint-Germain, was Thursday officially appointed club representative on UEFA's Executive Committee, at the Congress of European football's governing body in Rome.

Qatar's al-Modaihki elected to FIDE post

Qatar's al-Modaihki elected to FIDE post

The World Chess Federation (FIDE) on Monday elected President of Qatar Chess Association Mohamed al-Modaihki as Executive Director for International Relations at FIDE ...

Qatar elected as new president of Global Public Diplomacy Network

Qatar elected as new president of Global Public Diplomacy Network

Members of the Global Public Diplomacy Network (GPDNet) have unanimously elected Qatar as the next president of the organisation during the start of its fifth General Assembly at Katara ...

Rakhimov elected president of boxing body AIBA

Rakhimov elected president of boxing body AIBA

Controversial Uzbek businessman Gafur Rakhimov was elected president of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) on Saturday despite fears that his appointment could lead to the sport's ejection from the Olympic Games.

Akbar al-Baker elected chairman of IATA’s Board of Governors

Akbar al-Baker elected chairman of IATA’s Board of Governors

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Akbar al-Baker has been elected chairman of the Board of Governors (BoG) of prestigious global aviation industry body International Air Transport Association (IATA)

Malaysia Airlines technically bankrupt: new CEO

Malaysia Airlines technically bankrupt: new CEO

The carrier plans to re-invent itself beginning from September 1 with an unspecified new brand image and expected new livery as it seeks to shed the stigma of a disastrous 2014.