Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Meets Qatar’s UNESCO Candidate

St. John’s, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Gaston Browne met today with HE Dr. Hamad bin Abdulaziz Al Kuwari, advisor at the Emiri Diwan and Qatar’s candidate for the director general post at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in St. John’s.
The meeting took place during the candidate’s visit to Antigua and Barbuda to present his electoral program under the theme “Towards a New Start for UNESCO.” The candidate plans to visit several countries including Caribbean and South American countries, where he will meet with senior officials from these countries.
The prime minister expressed his country’s support to the Qatari candidate, wishing him success in his endeavors, and voiced the Caribbean countries’ trust in Dr. Al Kuwairi’s expertise which qualifies him to succeed in the position. He also conveyed his admiration to Qatar’s development and prosperity in all fields, especially in education.
On the other hand, Dr. Al Kuwairi valued the support of the Caribbean countries which shows the deep relations between those countries and the state of Qatar. He also thanked the prime minister for his warm welcome during his visit, and promised that the region would be of top priority when he is appointed as director general of the UNESCO.
The candidate also met with Charles “Max” Fernandez, Minster of Foreign Affairs of Antigua and Barbuda where they discussed Dr. Al Kuwairi’s vision which focuses on giving UNESCO a new start.

Source: Qatar News Agency