Qatari official appointed UN chief’s Special Adviser Jan 21, 2020 0 551 12345 United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed HE Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed al Muraikhi as his Special Adviser. The main responsibilities of the Special Adviser are to give, upon request, advise to the Secretary-General on request for dialogue and relations with regional organisations and member states, and to call for cooperation with the UN between partners, especially South-South global cooperation and the private sector, as well as facilitating high-level meetings for the Secretary-General and other senior UN leaders. The Office of the Special Adviser to the US Secretary-General in Doha said this in a statement on Monday. Also, the adviser undertakes work on special projects mandated by the Secretary-General, providing advice in cooperation and partnerships areas and geopolitical dynamics, methods and mechanisms for correcting misconceptions about the UN system and its work, as well as undertaking other related activities. Muraikhi held the position of Humanitarian Envoy for the UN between December 2016 and December 2019. He has a proven record in the diplomatic and humanitarian fields, as he held many positions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other institutions in the country, before moving to work with the UN. (QNA) RELATED ARTICLES Amir sends message to Kuwait Amir Jan 21, 2020 0 1229 Shura Council studies draft law on minimum wages for workers Jan 21, 2020 0 463 MoPH joins hands with UDC to promote healthy lifestyle Jan 21, 2020 0 500 Qatar, Italy eye further boost to bilateral ties QNA Doha As part of Qatar’s unwavering keenness to strengthen its external relations and build bridges, the Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani will meet Italian President Sergio Mattarella at the Amiri Diwan on .. Zakat Fund provides over QR250 mn aid The Zakat Fund of the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs (Awqaf) provided aid worth QR250 million in 2019. The fund said the aid come within the framework of assistance to needy and registered families, whose ..