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Posted On: 24 January 2020 10:31 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:21 pm

H.E. Ambassador Sheikha Alya to lead key UN negotiations for its 75th anniversary

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HE President of the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly Tijjani Muhammad appointed HE Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the United Nations Ambassador Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani, and HE Permanent Representative of Sweden to the United Nations Ambassador Anna Karin Enestrom to facilitate and lead international negotiations for an agreement on a statement of the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the United Nations.

This was stated in a letter circulated by the President of the General Assembly to all UN Member States.

The political statement, to be adopted at the high-level meeting on September 21, 2020, with the participation of heads of state and government, will be under the theme: a brief, forward-looking objective statement that strengthens unity among Member States, reaffirms collective commitment to multilateralism and to the United Nations, and reflects joint vision towards a shared future.

The General Assembly, in its resolution 73/299 entitled "Commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the United Nations", approved the high-level meeting.

Concluding his message, HE Tijjani Muhammad expressed his thanks and appreciation to HE Ambassador Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani and to HE Ambassador Anna Karin Enestrom for accepting this important responsibility, calling on all Member States to provide support and cooperation to make the mission a success.

Source: Qatar News Agency