Foreign Minister participates in UN conference

Doha, March 6 (BNA): Minister of Foreign Affairs, commissioned by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, participated in the Fifth United Nations Conference on Least Developed Countries: From Potential to Prosperity.

Qatar will host the conference from March 5 to 9 with the participation of world leaders, heads of government and foreign ministers.

The conference began with a speech by His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, followed by the speech of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, then the speech of the current President of the United Nations General Assembly. And a number of heads of state and participating delegations.

The conference will discuss a number of key topics, including: investing in people, eradicating poverty, building capacities, harnessing the power of science, technology and innovation, supporting structural transformation as an engine for achieving prosperity, enhancing the participation of least developed countries in international trade and regional integration, and confronting climate change, recover from COVID-19, build resilience, and mobilize international partnerships for a sustainable exit from LDC status.

It aims to exchange views on international efforts aimed at supporting development in the least developed countries of the world, harnessing capabilities and overcoming the difficulties faced by developing and least developed countries in their pursuit of sustainable development in accordance with the United Nations Strategy 2030.


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