Albania’s Prime Minister Meets Qatar’s Candidate for UNESCO

Tirana, Prime Minister of Albania Edi Rama met here today with HE Advisor at the Emiri Diwan and the State of Qatar’s candidate to the Post of the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Dr. Hamad bin Abdulaziz Al Kuwari.

During the meeting, they talked in detail about the Qatari candidate’s vision for the advancement of UNESCO and the most important challenges facing the organization.

The Albanian Prime Minister expressed appreciation for the role of the State of Qatar, and aspirations to develop the relations between the two countries in the fields of education, culture and investment. He also expressed willingness to continue exchange of officials visits in various fields, wishing HE Dr. Al Kuwari success and hoping to cooperate with him in the future in order to promote the status of the organization.

In a related context , HE Qatar’s candidate held meetings with a number of ministers and officials responsible for foreign affairs, culture and education in the Albanian government, as part of his election campaign to publicize his electoral program which carries the theme “Towards a new start for UNESCO.” During his meeting Albania’s Foreign Minister Ditmir Bushati, the two sides discussed bilateral relations and the vision of Qatar’s candidate on UNESCO and the challenges facing the organization.

Albanian Foreign Minister pointed to his country’s attention to UNESCO and its willingness to cooperate with the Qatari candidate to facilitate his mission.

The vision of the Qatari candidate on Culture and Heritage was present at his meeting with Albania’s Minister of Culture Mirela Kumbaro, who appreciated the support and of the State of Qatar to Heritage, pointing out that Albania has significant relics registered on the world heritage list. She expressed readiness to cooperate with the candidate after his success in this quest, wishing him success in his mission.

In the same context, HE Dr. Al Kuwari met with the Albanian deputy Minister of Education, where they discussed the Qatari candidate vision in addition to Qatar’s efforts in the field of education.

The meetings were attended by the Charge d’ Affairs in the Qatari Embassy in Tirana, Awad Al Ehbabi.

Source: Qatar news Agency