Bangladesh Supports Qatar’s UNESCO Candidate


Bangladesh will support Qatar’s UNESCO candidate, according to local news reports.

According to the Qatar News Agency (QNA), Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajed reiterated Tuesday her country’s support for HE Hamad bin Abdulaziz Al Kuwari, adviser at the Emiri Diwan and Qatar’s candidate for the director general post at UNESCO.

Sheikh Hasina also said she is very happy to know that for the first time a candidate from Arab countries is contesting the post, reported Gulf Times.

The announcement, followed a Tuesday meeting in Dhaka between Sheikh Hasina Wajed and Qatar’s candidate, where Bangladesh’s PM said that “this support is an expression of the depth of bilateral relations and confidence in the competency of the Qatari candidate.”

Sheikh Hasina Wajed also expressed her wish to further strengthen the relations between the two countries, QNA reported.

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