(MENAFN- The Peninsula) QNA
New York: The State of Qatar participated on Wednesday in an unofficial meeting of foreign ministers of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA), on the sidelines of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
HE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad Al Muraikhi, represented Qatar at the meeting.
In the State of Qatar's speech during the meeting His Excellency said that the State of Qatar, since its accession to the membership of the CICA Conference during the fourth Summit in Shanghai in the People's Republic of China in 2014, has actively and regularly participated in all conference activities, and seeks to strengthen relations of cooperation with member states.
HE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs pointed out that the CICA Conference, which this year celebrates its 30th anniversary, has proven during this period its importance as a platform for dialogue on political, security and developmental issues. His Excellency expressed the belief that the CICA Conference is going through a major qualitative shift today in its organizational structure to meet the urgent needs of the Asian continent.
His Excellency expressed Qatar's support for the Republic of Kazakhstan in its initiative to transform the CICA Conference into an independent international organization for security, cooperation, and development affairs in Asia. He said that the Republic of Kazakhstan is undertaking this historic task and wished it success in implementing its important political initiative for the Asian continent.
HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs confirmed that the State of Qatar will participate with a high-level delegation in the 6th CICA Summit, which will be held Oct. 12-13 in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
His Excellency wished the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan success in hosting the sixth edition of the CICA Summit.
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