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Qatar wins UN praise for efforts to beat COVID-19

Qatar wins UN praise for efforts 
to beat COVID-19

Tribune News Network
Doha
The United Nation (UN) has praised the efforts of Qatar in combating the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic at the national level and safeguarding all who live in Qatar without discrimination by providing free medical care and high quality services.
This came as Assistant Foreign Minister and Official Spokesperson of the Supreme Committee for Crisis Management HE Lolwah bint Rashid al Khater held a remote meeting with a number of United Nations representatives in Qatar and the region to inform them about the efforts of Qatar (both locally and internationally) in combating the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.
The UN representatives also commended the international efforts of Qatar by sending medical shipments and aid to friendly countries, and the evacuation of people stranded in the epidemic areas, including United Nations personnel.
The remote meeting was attended by Adviser to the Minister of Foreign Affairs for International Development, representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the National Committee to Combat the Coronavirus HE Khalid bin Rashid al Mansouri.
From the United Nations, Director of UNESCO’s Office in the Arab States of the Gulf and Yemen Dr Anna Paolini, Director of the International Labor Organization Office in Qatar Houtan Homayounpour, Director of the UN Human Rights Training and Documentation Centre in Qatar Dr Abdel Salam Sidahmed, UNICEF Head of Office in Qatar Anthony MacDonald, Acting Head of Office at UNHCR Ayat El Dewary, and WHO representative in the region Dr Rayana Bou-Haka participated in the remote meeting.