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UN Secretary-General Appreciates Qatar's Contribution of Fuel to Gaza

The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, expressed his deep appreciation for the State of Qatar's contribution to provide fuel to the Gaza Strip to generate electricity in order to help reduce human suffering and respond to public health needs.



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).


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.


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.



Qatar Welcomes UN "Nelson Mandela and Peace" Summit

The State of Qatar expressed its appreciation to the United Nations for convening the "Nelson Mandela and Peace" Summit, praising his role as a leader and human symbol of his life, in order to uphold the human values enshrined in the human conscience.