Amir meets UN Secretary General
December 16 2018 11:33 PM
Amir meets UN Secretary General
Amir meets UN Secretary General


His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met on Sunday at his Amiri Diwan office with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and his accompanying delegation.

The meeting dealt with prospects of co-operation between Qatar and the United Nations and means to develop them. In this context, the UN Secretary-General extended thanks to the Amir for Qatar's humanitarian efforts in different countries, including Palestine, Libya, Sudan and Yemen.

He also thanked the Amir for Qatar's hosting of the Doha Forum, which discusses a set of regional and international challenges, and for signing the Sustainable and Strategic Partnership agreement between Qatar and the UN, in which Qatar will support UN agencies with $500mn.

The Amir and the UN Secretary-General also reviewed the situation in Syria, Yemen and Palestine and the repercussions of the Gulf crisis on the region, stressing the importance of solving it through dialogue.

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