Bangladesh Supports Qatar’s UNESCO Candidate

Dhaka, Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina Wajed has affirmed her country’s support for HE Hamad bin Abdulaziz Al Kuwari, adviser at the Emiri Diwan and Qatar’s candidate for the director general post at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

This came when Sheikh Hasina Wajed met today with Qatar’s candidate at the headquarters of the prime ministry in Dhaka, where she stressed that this support is an expression of the depth of bilateral relations and confidence in the competency of the Qatari candidate.

She expressed the wish to further strengthen the relations between the two countries and wished success to Dr Al Kuwari, looking forward to cooperating with him in the future.

The Qatari candidate appreciated the trust and support by the Republic of Bangladesh, and presented a detailed explanation about his plan and vision for the development of UNESCO, expressing his thanks to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh and looking forward to her country’s support for his candidacy.

The meeting was attended by HE Qatar’s Ambassador to Bangladesh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Dehaimi and a number of advisors to prime minister.

In a related development, HE Dr Al Kuwari met with Foreign Minister of Bangladesh Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, who listened to a detailed explanation about His Excellency’s vision. Then, the Foreign Minister of Bangladesh presented a written document on the support of his country for Qatar’s UNESCO candidate, saying it is a confirmation of the distinguished relations between the two countries, and shows confidence in his experience in performing duties.

HE Dr Al Kuwari expressed his thanks to the Republic of Bangladesh, and hoped for more cooperation for the sake of the international organization.

The Qatar’s UNESCO candidate met also Minister of Culture of Bangladesh Asaduzzaman Noor, where their talks touched on the cultural and heritage aspect of the Qatari candidate’s vision, while wishing Dr Al Kuwari success in his mission.

Source: Qatar News Agency