Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Qatari FM Takes Part in Group of 77 /G77/ Plus China Summit  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Qatar News Agency - 16/06/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!


(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Nta cruz bolivia june 15 (qna) -he qatar’s foreign minister dr khalid bin mohamed al attiyah has led qatar’s delegation to the group of 77 (g77) plus china summit.

the two-day meeting opened in the eastern bolivian city of santa cruz saturday night under the theme "new world order for living well" to discuss poverty eradication climate change and the post-2015 sustainable development agenda. the summit also marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the g77 now a coalition of more than 130 developing un member states plus china.

addressing the summit dr khalid bin mohamed al attiyah conveyed the greetings of hh the emir sheikh tamim bin hamad al thani and his wishes of success for the meeting. he also thanked colombia for hosting the summit and for its efforts contributing to its success.

the summit’s holding and the high level of participation attests to the political will of the group and its belief in the joint action under the umbrella of the group 77 and china the minister noted. this coalition is an expression of the developing countries aspirations and gains a significant importance at a time the world is witnessing an aggravating gap between the developed world and the developing nations as well as the fading prospects of world economic revival and its impact on the countries of the south.

this the minister said is added to globalization which is transforming the world economic order and creating increasing challenges to developing countries a fact that necessitate a comprehensive revision and clear positions safeguarding joint interests.

pre-empting the size of the challenges facing the countries of the south because of drought and desertification hh the emir sheikh tamim bin hamad al-thani has launched an initiative at the current un general assembly session for the world’s coalition on arid areas envisaging the establishment of an organization of concerned countries to support world organizations efforts for protecting environment and combating desertification and drought. "we urge members of the group of 77 (g77) plus china to join qatar’s efforts’’ he al attiyah said.

he noted that the group has succeeded in achieving many of the aspirations of the developing nations and in growing significantly. today the group includes almost two thirds of the of the world countries he said.

moreover the group was active in supporting the developing countries on various political economic and social forums and assisting them in coping with current changes and crises the minister noted calling for a vital role of the group in maintaining stability in the arab countries which undergo political changes.

in citing the situation in libya he said that the group has a role to play in talking all parties into accepting direct polical dialogue in paving the way for the international community’s support for such dialogue finding a solution to the persisting problems and ending the conflict to maintain the gains of the libyan people since the feb 17 revolution. this is necessary even if such steps need a un security council resolution that would urge all libyan parties to commit to direct dialogue under the umbrella of the un in order to help libya transfer to the phase of construction and development he said.on the situation in iraq he foreign minister dr khalid bin mohammed al attiyah said "we are very concerned about the events and security developments taking place in iraq" saying that the developments happening there were a result of negative factors accumulated over several years. the most important of which are the pursue of narrow partisan policies the adoption of marginalization and exclusion the ignorance of peaceful sit-ins and use of violence and force to disperse them and branding opponents as terrorists he said adding "this of course deepened division and rift between the components the iraqi people and increased the sense of persecution among large groups of iraqis." "in view of these rapid developments we swiftly urge those concerned to pay attention to the demands of large segments of the population who only seek equality and participation away from all forms of sectarian or denominational discrimination. while we strongly condemn terrorism and violence in all its forms and manifests we must however take into account the fact that injustice exclusion marginalization and use of security and military solutions exclusively to suppress popular demands can lead to the interference of other parties fuel violence and contribute to its expansion but does not eliminate it in any way." he urged iraqis to resort to wisdom reason and dialogue in dealing with the current crisis in order to preserve the unity of iraq's land and people and institutions and stay away from anything that would increase the rift and deepens the division.



he dr khalid bin mohamed al attiyah said "the achievement of our common goals to secure a better future for our peoples and our countries require at the present time to focus on dealing with the existing imbalances in the structure of the current international system to lay the foundations of democratic international system that reflects the global reality maximizing our efforts to prevent double standards when dealing with the issues of the developing world and working on consolidating the rules of justice and equality in international and multilateral frameworks by continuing to push for institutional reform of the united nations and its principal organs to enable them to deal positively with the global and regional challenges assume their intended role in international governance and achieve the aspirations of peoples in the developing nations".

MENAFN1606201400970000ID1093861963

 


Qatar News Agency




  MENA News Headlines
 Jan 21 2017 - Joleon Lescott: Sunderland mulling over signing the free agentThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) According to reports, Sunderland are considering making a move for veteran defender Joleon Lescott. The former Man City and Everton star, who is now a free agent, ...

 Jan 21 2017 - The Mind of Conte: How Chelsea's fluid front trio tore Leicester apartThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Amid all the speculation around Diego Costa and his future at the club, Chelsea produced a convincing performance away to Leicester last Saturday, which was exactly what the ...

 Jan 21 2017 - Williams shocked at deadly Melbourne rampageThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Melbourne:Serena Williams Saturday expressed her shock at the deadly rampage at a Melbourne shopping strip, as the Australian Open observed a minute's silence for the ...

 Jan 21 2017 - Syrian refugee, tripped by journalist, 'sad but hopeful'The Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Getafe, Spain: Over a year after arriving in Spain, the Syrian refugee who made headlines when a Hungarian journalist tripped him up as he fled police is still waiting for ...

 Jan 21 2017 - Solar energy in UAE expected to hit low records in 2017MENAFN
(MENAFN) An Emirati senior executive told press that solar energy costs will witness record lows this year in UAE, following two world records set in Dubai and Abu Dhabi last year.Ivano Iannelli, CEO ...

 Jan 21 2017 - Three Egyptian oil firms' budgets endorsed by Finance MinisterMENAFN
(MENAFN) According to Egyptian Petroleum Minister Tarek El -Molla, the planning budgets of three oil firms for financial year 2017/18 have been endorsed.The Minister headed the meeting of general ...

 Jan 21 2017 - Emaar to build new tower in Dubai Creek HarbourMENAFN
(MENAFN) Dubai-based Emaar Properties PJSC will launch Creek Gate, a new residential project in Dubai Creek Harbour next week, registered brokers told Zawya Projects. According to a real estate agent ...

 Jan 21 2017 - Nigeria air strike death toll hits 90Gulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) The death toll from a botched Nigerian air strike against Boko Haram that hit a camp for displaced people has risen to 90, and could climb as high as 170, Doctors Without ...

 Jan 21 2017 - WEF, UCSB-SBI unveil partnership to protect ocean economyKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 20 (KUNA) -- The World Economic Forum (WEF) and the University of California Santa Barbara's Marine Science Institute (UCSB-SBI) on Friday ...

 Jan 21 2017 - Trump has to define America's role in new world order - KissingerKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 20 (KUNA) -- With the international order in place since World War II breaking down, the new president of the United States, Donald J. ...

more...


 





Google

Easy Forex
 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Search News
Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help