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UN Sec. General expresses appreciation for HH the Amir over Qatar’s support to the UN amid Covid-19


HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has received a message from HE the Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres, in which he expressed his deep appreciation for the support of the State of Qatar to the United Nations, during the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, by establishing an airlift from Doha to Kabul. The UN Chief also expressed his gratitude to HH the Amir for facilitating the redeployment of some United Nations staff in the Republic of Yemen.

In his message, the Secretary-General stated that the United Nations humanitarian flights enabled the access and deployment of emergency humanitarian aid to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, as well as the replacing of United Nations personnel.

In this regard, the Secretary General said: “The State of Qatar has provided basic and timely support for the transportation of the staff of the United Nations Mission in Support of the Hodeidah Agreement, as part of the interim procedure for our operations in Yemen.”

The Secretary-General praised the support provided by the State of Qatar, saying that “the ideal support that Qatar has provided to the United Nations shows the responsibility and solidarity that are most needed to meet the challenges of Covid-19.”

At the end of his message, HE Antonio Guterres expressed his support for the efforts of HH the Amir in combating the pandemic, and look forward to working with His Highness to provide assistance to the countries that need them.


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