Qatar gets leading UN role Nov 20, 2020 0 4851 12345 QNANew YorkPresident of the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly Volkan Bozkir has appointed Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations Ambassador HE Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Saif Al Thani and Permanent Representative of Poland Ambassador Joanna Wronecka to lead and facilitate negotiations on Security Council reform.The move is in accordance with General Assembly resolutions calling for reform of the council in terms of equitable representation and increasing the number of its members and other issues related to Security Council reform.Bozkir said, in a letter to UN Member States, the General Assembly decided to continue the intergovernmental negotiations on Security Council reform at an informal session of the General Assembly during its 75th session.He added that this early appointment should provide an opportunity for Member States to start consultations on issues related to Security Council reform at an appropriate time.Appointing HE Ambassador Sheikha Alya to this task comes in recognition of the role of the State of Qatar in the United Nations, its belief in the principle of multilateralism and its keenness to develop the mechanisms of work of the international organisation to achieve its goals, including the Security Council reform. RELATED ARTICLES Amir condoles with Somali president Nov 20, 2020 0 2269 QA to launch three weekly flights to Abuja from Nov 27 Nov 20, 2020 0 3419 132 referred to Public Prosecution for not wearing masks Nov 20, 2020 0 3549 WISH 2020 concludes with calls to advance innovation to overcome health challenges Tribune News Network Doha Bringing together more than 60,000 people from across the globe, the fifth World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) – held virtually for the first time– concluded on Thursday, with calls to .. Ooredoo warns against phishing scams The Ooredoo Group has cautioned its customers against phishing scams that seek to steal personal information through fraudulent emails and website pop-ups purporting to be from the telecom major. “We’ve seen a rise in .. Health must be an integral component to living a fulfilled life: Sheikha Hind CATHERINE W GICHUKI Doha HE Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al Thani, Vice Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Foundation, has called for making health an integral component to living a fulfilled life. “We need to .. December vaccine rollout possible: BioNTech CEO AFP Frankfurt am Main, BioNTech co-founder Ugur Sahin on Thursday said the frontrunner COVID-19 vaccine his German firm is developing with Pfizer could be rolled out before the year is over in the United States or Europe. ..