The State of Qatar participated in the 113th session of the Executive Council of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in the Spanish capital, Madrid.

The State of Qatar was represented at the session by HE Ambassador of Qatar to the Kingdom of Spain Abdullah bin Ibrahim Al Hamar.

At the end of the 113th session, the Executive Council’s members voted to elect the organization’s Secretary-General for the period 2022-2025, as the candidate of the Republic of Georgia and the current Secretary-General of the Organization Zurab Pololikashvili won a second term.

On the sidelines of the session, HE Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez met with HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar. During the meeting, they reviewed bilateral cooperation relations.

Ambassador of the State of Qatar also participated in the Global Tourism Crisis Committee’s first meeting to discuss the current global challenges facing the tourism sector. The committee stressed the need to overcome challenges through concerted efforts in order to resume the global tourism movement.

 

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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